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SummaryThe Australian Human Rights Commission makes this submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security with respect to its inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) Bill 2019.
SummaryThe Commission urges reform of these citizenship loss provisions, and makes 11 recommendations to ameliorate the significant human rights concerns.