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Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2018


REPUBLIC OF VANUATU

CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT)
ACT NO. 34 OF 2018

Arrangement of Sections
1 Amendment
2 Commencement



REPUBLIC OF VANUATU

Assent: 24/12/2018
Commencement: 07/01/2019

CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT)
ACT NO. 34 OF 2018


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(2)(b)

Delete “.”, substitute “; and

(c) an investor under the Development Support Program who complies with the requirements set out under section 13E.”

  1. After section 13D

Insert

“13E Application for citizenship by an investor under the Development Support Program

(1) The Minister is to prescribe by Regulation, the requirements for an application for citizenship by an investor under the Development Support Program.

(2) The prescribed fees payable by an applicant under the Development Support Program covers the applicant, his or her spouse and 2 children.

(3) The Minister may prescribe additional fees for any other child or resident dependant of the applicant.

(4) The Commission must within 3 months of receiving an application under this section, make a decision on whether or not to approve and grant a citizenship.”



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