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CPOL/GOV021

Citizenship Ceremony Dress Code

POLICY TITLE CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY DRESS CODE
POLICY NUMBER CPOL/GOV021
DATE ADOPTED DECEMBER 2019
DATE REVIEWED DECEMBER 2020
DATE TO BE REVIEWED DECEMBER 2022
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policy-newPurpose

To ensure compliance with the requirements of the Federal Government in relation to the standard of dress to be worn by participants during citizenship ceremonies conducted by Swan Hill Rural City Council.

Scope

This Policy applies to the officials conducting citizenship ceremonies and everyone receiving Australian Citizenship at a formal ceremony conducted by Swan Hill Rural City Council.

Policy

The attire worn by the officials conducting citizenship ceremonies and the recipients of citizenship at the ceremony should be in accordance with this Policy and reflect the significance of the occasion.

Officials conducting the ceremony are to wear their official uniform or business attire.

People receiving citizenship at the ceremony should wear smart casual attire or their own national/traditional/cultural dress.

The following attire is not permitted:

  • Beach wear
  • Thongs or bare feet, unless part of national/traditional/cultural attire
  • Slippers
  • Sleep wear
  • Clothing showing offensive slogans or pictures
  • Sports apparel
  • Fancy Dress costumes

Related Policies / Documents

  • Australian Government – Australian Citizenship Ceremonies Code

Related Legislation

  • Australian Citizenship Act 2007 and Australian Citizenship Regulations 2016

Signed: Bill Moar (Mayor)
Date: 2/1/20

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