11 Minister may require oath or affirmation of allegiance to be taken

(1)

The Minister may, in such case or class of cases as the Minister thinks fit, make the grant of New Zealand citizenship conditional upon the applicant taking an oath of allegiance in the form specified in Schedule 1, or making an affirmation to similar effect.

(2)

Unless the Minister agrees otherwise, the oath or affirmation must be taken or made at a public citizenship ceremony.

Section 11: replaced, on 21 April 2005, by section 8 of the Citizenship Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 43).