7.1 (1) The Minister must approve an application made under subsections 11(1) and (2) of the Regulations 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.
(2) The Minister may waive on compassionate grounds the requirement set out in paragraph (1)(b).
(3) If an application for renunciation is approved, the Minister must issue to the person a document attesting to the renunciation.