7.1 (1) An application to renounce the citizenship conferred by the Act on a person referred to in paragraph 3(1)(f) or (g) of the Act shall be
(a) made to the Minister in the prescribed form; and
(b) filed with the Registrar together with the following materials:
(i) a birth certificate or other evidence that establishes the person’s date and place of birth,
(ii) evidence that establishes that the person is a person referred to in paragraph 3(1)(f) or (g) of the Act,
(iii) a photograph of the person of the size and type shown on a form prescribed under section 28 of the Act, and
(iv) an official document of a country other than Canada, or other evidence, that establishes that the person is or will become a citizen of that country if the application is approved.
(2) The Minister shall approve an application made under subsection (1) if the person
(a) is a citizen of a country other than Canada or will become a citizen of a country other than Canada if the application is approved; and
(b) is not prevented from understanding the significance of renouncing citizenship by reason of the person having a mental disability.
(3) The Minister may waive on compassionate grounds the requirement of paragraph (2)(b).
(4) If an application for renunciation is approved, the Minister shall issue to the person a document attesting to the renunciation.
- SOR/2009-108, s. 15
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