Citizenship Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2006


Citizenship Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2006


These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.

  • Preamble

    At Wellington this 13th day of November 2006

Pursuant to section 28 of the Citizenship Act 1977, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Citizenship Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2006.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Refund for withdrawal of application for grant of citizenship in certain cases
  • Regulation 18A(1) of the principal regulations (as inserted by regulation 9 of the Citizenship Amendment Regulations 2006) is amended—

    • (a) by omitting $150 from paragraph (a) and substituting $310:

    • (b) by omitting $75 from paragraph (b) and substituting $155.

Diane Morcom,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations amend regulation 18A of the Citizenship Regulations 2002, which provides for partial refunds of citizenship fees in certain cases where there has been a withdrawal of an application for citizenship before completion of its initial processing.

The amendments increase the amounts refundable from $150 to $310 in the case of adults, and from $75 to $155 in the case of children.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 November 2006.