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Australia: Information on the loss of Australian citizenship upon acquiring the citizenship of another country and on the requirements necessary for an individual who has been awarded refugee status and Australian citizenship to regain Australian citizenship after being repatriated to his/her country of origin and re-assuming his/her original citizenship

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 November 1996
Citation / Document Symbol AUS25480.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Australia: Information on the loss of Australian citizenship upon acquiring the citizenship of another country and on the requirements necessary for an individual who has been awarded refugee status and Australian citizenship to regain Australian citizenship after being repatriated to his/her country of origin and re-assuming his/her original citizenship, 1 November 1996, AUS25480.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6acbd34.html [accessed 24 October 2014]
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For information on the above-mentioned topic, please refer to the attached circular entitled Australian Citizenship: No. 5 ( Loss and Resumption of Citizenship published in 1994 by the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs and fowarded to the DIRB by the Australian High Commission in Ottawa. Please refer also to the 31 January 1995 reprint of the 1948 Australian Citizenship Act which is available at Regional Documentation Centres.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Attachments

Australia. Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs. 1994. Australian Citizenship: No. 5 ( Loss and Resumption of Citizenship. Circular sent to the DIRB by the Australian High Commission in Ottawa, pp. 1-2.

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