Citizenship Regulations 2002

13 Registers of persons renouncing or deprived of citizenship

(1)

There must be set up and maintained within the Department—

(a)

a register of persons who have renounced citizenship; and

(b)

a register of persons who have been deprived of citizenship.

(1A)

The purpose of the registers is, respectively,—

(a)

to provide a record of persons who have renounced citizenship:

(b)

to provide a record of persons who have been deprived of citizenship.

(2)

If a citizen has renounced or been deprived of citizenship, the Secretary must cause an appropriate entry of the matter to be inserted in the appropriate register.

(3)

A certified copy of any such entry to the effect that a person has renounced or been deprived of citizenship is sufficient evidence, without proof of the signature and in the absence of proof to the contrary, of the facts stated in the certificate.

Regulation 13(1A): inserted, on 16 November 2006, by regulation 6 of the Citizenship Amendment Regulations 2006 (SR 2006/324).