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Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 20)

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REPUBLIC OF VANUATU


CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT)
ACT NO. 20 OF 2016

Arrangement of Sections



REPUBLIC OF VANUATU

Assent: 15/12/2016
Commencement: 16/12/2016

CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT)
ACT NO. 20 OF 2016

An Act to amend the Citizenship Act [CAP 112].

Be it enacted by the President and Parliament as follows-

  1. Amendment

The Citizenship Act [CAP 112] is amended as set out in the Schedule.

  1. Commencement

This Act commences on the day on which it is published in the Gazette.

SCHEDULE

AMENDMENTS OF CITIZENSHIP ACT [CAP 112]

  1. Paragraph 13B(5)(aa)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute

“(aa) any of his or her resident dependant; or”

  1. At the end of section 13B

Add

“(10) For the purposes of this section and sections 13C and 13D:

“children” is taken to have the same meaning as “child” under subsection 1(1);

“resident dependant” includes the following:

(a) a natural or adopted son or daughter of an applicant or his or her spouse who is or between the age of 18 to 25 years and is:

(i) residing with or dependent upon the applicant or his or her spouse; and

(ii) attending full time education; or

(b) the lawful mother or father of the applicant or his or her spouse who is:

(i) residing with and is dependent upon the applicant or his or her spouse; and

(ii) over the age of 50 years.”

  1. Subsection 13C(5)

Repeal the subsection.


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