http://www.smh.com.au/federal-polit...tential-dual-citizenship-20170814-gxvhs2.html FACEBOOK TWITTER EMAIL GOOGLE-PLUS LINKEDIN AUGUST 14 2017 - 11:22AM Barnaby Joyce refers himself to High Court over potential dual citizenship Barnaby Joyce has referred himself to the High Court following questions from Fairfax Media about whether the Deputy Prime Minister could be a dual citizen of New Zealand and ineligible for parliament. In shock developments at Parliament House on Monday, Mr Joyce became the latest potential victim of a worsening citizenship saga after extensive investigations revealed he inherited dual citizenship through his father, who was born in NZ. Barnaby Joyce may be a kiwi Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce tells parliment that he could be a New Zealand citizen. Questions over dual citizenship - which is prohibited for members of parliament under the constitution - have already forced two Greens senators to quit, Nationals senator Matt Canavan to resign as resources minister, and put question marks over a number of other MPs. The Deputy Prime Minister, who was born in Australia and has never applied for New Zealand citizenship, said he was "shocked" to receive Fairfax Media's questions on Thursday. Fairfax Media also sent an additional request for comment about an hour before Mr Joyce's bombshell announcement.