REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has the honour to present its

TWELFTH REPORT


Your committee, to which was referred Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, has, in obedience to the order of reference of Tuesday, June 17, 2014, examined the said bill and now reports the same the same without amendment but with an observation which is appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

KELVIN K. OGILVIE

Chair


OBSERVATION
to the Twelfth Report of the
Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Since citizenship application fees can be onerous for low income families the Minister should consider creating a procedure of reducing or waiving fees for low income permanent residents that are applying to become citizens.