Tanganyika Citizenship Act, 1961

Published: 9/Dec/1961

The Citizenship Ordinance 1961, re-enacted as the Citizenship Act (Cap 52 Laws of Tanganyika), and amended following the creation of the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

An Act to give effect to the provisions of subsection 1 of section 26 of the Republic of Tanganyika (Consequential, Transitional and Temporary Provisions) Act 1962 (Cap 500).

[Subsection 1 of section 26 of the Republic of Tanganyika (Consequential, Transitional and Temporary Provisions) Act 1962 (Cap 500) provides that the existing citizenship laws (Chapter 1 of the Constitution of Tanganyika (Constitution) Order in Council 1961, GN 1961 No.415) as amended in accordance to the Third Schedule to the said Act, shall continue to be the law after the commencement of the Republic of Tanganyika and shall have effect as if it were an act of parliament and shall be printed accordingly. Sections 3 to 11 inclusive extend to Zanzibar: GN 1964 No.652, First Schedule]

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: Tanzania
Year: 1961