Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982

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Reprint as at 29 November 2010

Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982

Public Act1982 No 11
Date of assent14 September 1982
Commencementsee section 1(2)


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.

An Act to implement the Protocol done at Apia on 21 August 1982 to the Treaty of Friendship between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of Western Samoa done at Apia on 1 August 1962, and to make provision relating to the New Zealand citizenship of certain persons born in Western Samoa before 1949 and others claiming by descent or marriage through such persons