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Report to Parliament for tabling, under section 51B of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007

​​​​​​Reporting period: 12 December 2019 – 11 June 2020

Notices given by the Minister for Home Affairs under paragraph 33AA(10)(a):

Number of notices given:Statement of matters that are the basis for the notice(s):
Two (2) notices were given under this provision.​
 ​​Two (2) individuals were found to have acted inconsistently with their allegiance to Australia by engaging in terrorism related conduct specified in section 33AA.

As these two individuals were dual citizens of Australia and another country, I became aware that, by virtue of their terrorism related conduct, they had renounced their Australian​ citizenship and therefore ceased to be Australian citizens.

Notices given by the Minister for Home Affairs under paragraph 35(5)(a):

Number of notices given:Statement of matters that are the basis for the notice(s):
Four (4) notices were given under this provision.​
Four (4) individuals were found to be in the service of a declared terrorist organisation outside Australia.
As these four individuals were dual citizens of Australia and another country I became aware that these individuals ceased to be Australian citizens at the time each individual commenced serving a declared terrorist organisation as provided by section 35.

Notices given by the Minister for Home Affairs under paragraph 35A(5)(a):

Number of notices given:Statement of matters that are the basis for the determination to which the notice(s) relate(s):
No notices were given under this provision  Nil

Notices unsuccessfully attempted to be ​given by the Minister for Home Affairs under paragraph 33AA(10)(a):

Number of notices unsuccessfully attempted to be ​given:Statement of matters that are the basis for the notice(s):
No notices were unsuccessfully attempted to be given under this provision​ Nil

Notices unsuccessfully attempted to be given by the Minister for Home Affairs under paragraph 35(5)(a):

Number of notices unsuccessfully attempted to be​ given:Statement of matters that are the basis for the notice(s):
One (1) notice was unsuccessfully attempted to be given under this provision
One (1) individual was found to be in the service of a declared terrorist organisation outside Australia.

As that individual was a dual citizen of Australia and another country, I became aware that individual ceased to be an Australian citizen at the time they commenced serving a declared terrorist organisation as provided by section 35.

Notices unsuccessfully attempted to be given by the Minister for Home Affairs under paragraph 35A(5)(a):

Number of notices unsuccessfully attempted to be given:
Statement of matters that are the basis for the determination to which the notice(s) relate(s):
No notices were unsuccessfully attempted to be given under this ​provision
 Nil

 

[Signature]

THE HON PETER DUTTON MP
Minister for Home Affairs 
Date:  05 / 10 / 2020