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Country Profiles

New Zealand

Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by McMillan, Kate - Hood, Anna

Published: July 2016

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Barker, Fiona - McMillan, Kate

Published: July 2016

Country expert(s)

Barker, Fiona

Hood, Anna

McMillan, Kate

Current citizenship law

Citizenship Act 1977 LANGUAGE: United Kingdom

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law New Zealand domestic case law
International case law New Zealand International case law
Citizenship News N/A