Immigration Bill

Amendments
to be moved
on report

[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]

Clause 64

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

BARONESS O’LOAN

BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS

56ZA*

Page 51, line 40, at end insert—

“(c)   in the circumstances of the particular case the deprivation of
citizenship is consistent with the United Kingdom’s
obligations under international law.”

56ZB*

Page 51, line 40, at end insert—

“(d)   the deprivation of citizenship is a necessary and
proportionate response to such conduct.”

56ZC*

Page 51, line 41, leave out subsection (2)

56ZD*

Page 52, line 1, leave out from “State” to end of line 2 and insert “must take into
account the best interests of any child affected by the decision”

After Clause 64

LORD MARLESFORD

[In substitution for Amendment 57C]

57D*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Provision of information relating to citizenship

(1)     A condition of the issue of a new passport to, or the renewal of a passport
of, a British citizen by Her Majesty’s Passport Office is that the citizen
supplies details of their citizenship of other countries and of passports held
relating to any such status at the time of application.

(2)     The bearer of a passport issued by Her Majesty’s Passport Office must
supply that Office with information regarding any acquisition or loss of
citizenship of another country within one month of such a change.

(3)     Information gathered by Her Majesty’s Passport Office for the purposes of
subsections (1) and (2) shall be made available—

(a)   to the Home Secretary for consideration as part of a decision made
under section 40(4A) of the British Nationality Act 1981;

(b)   to immigration officers for consideration when undertaking their
duties.”

LORD AVEBURY

57E*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Descent through the female line

(1)     Section 4C of the British Nationality Act 1981 (acquisition by registration:
certain persons born between 1961 and 1983) is amended as follows.

(2)     In subsection (3A)(a), after “father,” omit “and”.

(3)     In subsection (3A)(b), at beginning insert “where material,”.

(4)     In subsection (3A)(b) at end insert—

“(c)   where material—

(i)   the applicant’s mother or father (“the parent in
question”) would have acquired citizenship by
descent from a mother on the assumption that, as
applied to the parent in question, section 5 or 12(2)
of, or paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 to, the 1948 Act (as
the case may be) provided for citizenship by descent
from a mother in the same terms as it provided for
citizenship by descent from a father, and references
in that provision to a father were references to the
parent in question’s mother, or

(ii)   the parent in question would have acquired a
nationality status by descent from a mother on the
assumption that, as applied to the parent in
question, a provision of the law at some time before
1st January 1949 which provided for a nationality
status to be acquired by descent from a father
provided in the same terms for its acquisition by
descent from a mother, and references in that
provision to a father were references to the parent in
question’s mother”

(5)     In subsection (3B)(a), after “mother,” omit “and”.

(6)     In subsection (3A)(b), at beginning insert “where material”.

(7)     In subsection (3B)(b) at end insert—

“(c)   where material, the parent in question would have acquired
a nationality status by descent from a mother on the
assumption that, as applied to the parent in question, a
provision of the law at some time before 1st January 1949
which provided for a nationality status to be acquired by
descent from a father provided in the same terms for its
acquisition by descent from a mother, and references in that
provision to a father were references to the parent in
question’s mother”.”

Prepared 3rd April 2014