- This is not current policy -
The policy in this manual ceases to be effective from 29 November 2010.
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country of nationality
From policy: C2.5 New Zealand's obligations under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees (Refugees policy)
C2.5.5 Country of nationality
Immigration Act 1987 Sixth Schedule Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees Article 1A(2)
- In the case of a person who has more than one nationality, "country of nationality" means each of the countries of which they are a national.
- If a person has the protection of one of their countries of nationality, New Zealand's obligations under the Convention are not activated.