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Nationality Act (No. 2) 1946

Authoritative Version
Act No. 28 of 1946 as made
An Act relating to the Naturalization of Persons who reside or have resided in the Territory of New Guinea.
Date of Assent 13 Aug 1946
Date of repeal 26 Jan 1949
Repealed by Nationality and Citizenship Act 1948

NATIONALITY (No. 2).

 

No. 28 of 1946.

An Act relating to the Naturalization of Persons who reside or have resided in the Territory of New Guinea.

[Assented to 13th August, 1946.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Nationality Act (No. 2) 1946.

(2.)  Section one of the Nationality Act 1946 is amended by omitting sub-section (2.).

(3.)  The Nationality Act 1920-1936, as amended by the Nationality Act 1946 and by this Act, may be cited as the Nationality Act 1920-1946.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3.   After section five a of the Nationality Act 1920-1936, as amended by the Nationality Act 1946, the following section is inserted in Part I.:—

Extension of Act to New Guinea.

“5b.—(1.)  This Act shall extend to the Territory of New Guinea.

“(2.)  Any reference in sections seven and twelve of this Act to His Majesty’s dominions and in section twenty-five of this Act to the British Empire shall be deemed to include a reference to the Territory of New Guinea.”.