Opinion: Parliament’s dual citizenship crisis deepens December 7, 2017 Citizenship saga: Lorraine Finlay says the issue has called into question the honesty and integrity of politicians The extraordinary chain of events leading to a number of politicians being disqualified or resigning from parliament because of dual citizenship issues looks set to continue into 2018. In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay from Murdoch’s School of Law says the publication of citizenship registries have revealed that several more MPs have serious dual citizenship questions to answer. Among those likely to be referred to the High Court are several senators and MPs whose citizenship declarations show they were technically still dual citizens when nominations closed before the 2016 election. Ms Finlay says the fact it has taken five months and a compulsory procedure for these cases to come to light is disappointing, reflecting badly on the politicians in question. To read the full article, click here. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, school of law Tags: constitutional law, dual citizenship crisis, high court, law, lorraine finlay, murdoch law, the conversation Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!