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SR 1979 No. 39 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Citizenship) Regulations.
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate27-Mar-1979
Gazetted 21 Mar 1979
Date of repeal 09 May 2002
Repealed by Indian Ocean Territories Redundant Regulations (Repeal) Regulations 2002

1979 No. 39*1* COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (CITIZENSHIP) REGULATIONS*2*
(AMENDMENT)

*1* Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 21 March 1979.

*2* Statutory Rules 1961 No. 52.

1979 No. 39 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (CITIZENSHIP) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) -
REG 1
Interpretation

1. Regulation 3 of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Citizenship) Regulations is amended-
(a) by inserting " or 14A " after " 14 " in the definition of " declaration "; and
(b) by omitting the definition of "The Secretary" and inserting after the definition of "declaration" the following definition:

" ' Secretary' means Secretary to the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs; ".

1979 No. 39 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (CITIZENSHIP) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) -
REG 2

2. Regulation 4 of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Citizenship) Regulations is repealed and the following regulation substituted:

Form of declaration
'' 4. (1) A declaration under section 14 of the Act shall be in accordance with Form 1 in the Schedule.
"(2) A declaration under section 14A of the Act shall be in accordance with Form 2 in the Schedule.".

1979 No. 39 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (CITIZENSHIP) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) -
REG 3
Forwarding of declaration

3. Regulation 5 of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Citizenship) Regulations is amended-
(a) by omitting from sub-regulation (1) "For the purpose of exercising a right to become an Australian citizen conferred by section 14 of the Act, a" and substituting "A"; and
(b) by omitting from sub-regulation (1) "shall" and substituting "may".

1979 No. 39 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (CITIZENSHIP) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) -
REG 4
Filing of declaration

4. Regulation 7 of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Citizenship) Regulations is amended by inserting "and Ethnic Affairs" after "Immigration".

1979 No. 39 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (CITIZENSHIP) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) -
REG 5
Penalties

5. Regulation 12 of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Citizenship) Regulations is amended by omitting "Fifty pounds" and substituting "$100".

1979 No. 39 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (CITIZENSHIP) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) -
REG 6
Schedule

6. The Schedule to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Citizenship) Regulations is amended-
(a) by omitting "THE SCHEDULE" and substituting-
"SCHEDULE
FORM 1"; and
(b) by adding at the end thereof the following form:

" FORM 2
Sub-regulation 4 (2)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955
DECLARATION UNDER SECTION 14A
I, (full name) of (address) do solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:

1. I am not an Australian citizen.

2. I was immediately before 23 November 1955 ordinarily resident in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

3. I am ordinarily resident in * .

4. I was born on 19 .

5. I wish to become an Australian citizen.

Dated this day of 19 . (Signature of the declarant)
Made and subscribed at this day of 19 , before me (Signature of the person before whom declaration is made)
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* Here insert ''Australia'' or the name of the external Territory where the applicant is resident, as the case requires.''.
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