Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 5 - THE SECURITY OF THE COMMONWEALTH  

Part 5.4 - Harming Australians  

Division 115 - Harming Australians  

SECTION 115.7   Ministerial certificates relating to proceedings  

(1)  
A Minister who administers one or more of the following Acts:


(a) the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 ;


(b) the Migration Act 1958 ;


(c) the Australian Passports Act 2005 ;

may issue a certificate stating that a person is or was an Australian citizen or a resident of Australia at a particular time.

(2)  
In any proceedings, a certificate under this section is prima facie evidence of the matters in the certificate.




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