A person who applied and been granted with Canadian citizenship may have his/her status revoked if such person acquires, renounces, retains or resumes his/her citizenship through:
- False representation; or
- Knowingly concealing material circumstances.
Other grounds for the revocation of once Canadian citizenship are:
- If he/she is a dual citizen, before or after subsections 10 (2) and 10.1 (2) came into effect;
- If he/she is convicted of treason, high treason, terrorism or spying offences while such person was a Canadian citizen;
- If he/she was a member of an organized armed group or was a member of an armed force of a country and that country was engaged in armed conflict against Canada.
The revocation process will be either be decided by the Minister while the more complex cases will be reviewed and decided by the Federal Court.