UP TO six convicted terrorists have reportedly been flagged to be deported, if the Government’s new citizenship laws are passed.
The bill, introduced in June, will allow Australian dual nationals to lose their citizenship if suspected of conduct incompatible with the safety and shared values of the Australian community.
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The parliament’s intelligence committee will report on the law changes today, and many speculate the report will back the Coalition’s legislation.
The committee, which has a cross-party membership, has been examining whether there are proper legal safeguards in place and avenues of review.
Peak law bodies and civil liberties groups have argued the bill won’t stand up to a High Court challenge and needs amendment or even scrapping.
The Bill will go back before Parliament next week.