[LMB] Citizenship? - Oaths and Arde
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Sun Dec 5 07:44:46 GMT 2021
Wasn’t that hilarious? One of them was the Deputy Prime Minister and there were at least 4 senators. It wasn’t that long ago, in 2017
> On 5 Dec 2021, at 3:39 pm, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> To add to the fun: A few years ago fifteen politicians in our Federal
> government had to resign because someone dug up a dusty old
> section of the Constitution that everyone had forgotten about, which
> states that you can't be elected to our parliament if you have any
> allegiance to a foreign power - including dual citizenship.
> The funniest part was that most of them didn't even know that they
> had dual citizenship. There was a lot of scrambling around, checking old
> family documentation, and trying to rescind things.
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