The Australian Centre for International Justice has responded to a further review of the Australian Citizenship cessation provisions following introduction of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) Bill 2019 and a review of this Bill by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. 

In this shorter submission, the ACIJ continues to object to the provisions and highlight concerns regarding Australia’s duty to investigate and prosecute Australians suspected of involvement in international crimes.

Download the Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s Review of Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) Bill 2019.

For our more detailed submission of 19 July 2019, please the ACIJ’s Submission of the Review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of sections 33A, 35, 35AA and 35A of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.