Constitution of the Republic of Namibia 1990

Published: 21/Mar/1990

Chapter 2 provides for citizenship. In relation to those born after independence in 1990, the law provides for citizenship on the basis of descent from a father or mother with Namibian citizenship, and in addition for children born in Namibia to acquire citizenship

« whose fathers or mothers are ordinarily resident in Namibia at the time of the birth of such persons: provided that their fathers or mothers are not then persons:
(aa) enjoyingdiplomatic immunity in Namibia under any law relating todiplomatic privileges; or
(bb)Who are career representatives of another country; or
(cc)who are members of any police, military or security unit seconded forservice within Namibia by the Government of another country; or
(dd)who are illegal immigrants:
provided further that Sub-Articles (aa), (bb), (cc) and (dd) hereof will notapply to children who would otherwise be stateless. »

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Themes: Acquisition de la nationalité, Perte et déchéance de la nationalité
Regions: Namibie, Afrique australe
Year: 1990