Tanzania Citizenship Act No.6 of 1995

Published: 10/Oct/1995

Repeals and replaces the Citizenship Act 1961.

5.-(1) Subject to the provisions of subsection (2), every person born in the United Republic on or after Union Day shall be deemed to have become and to have continued to be a citizen of the United Republic with effect from the date of his birth, and with effect from the commencement of this Act shall become and continue to be a citizen of the United Republic, subject to the provisions of section 30.
(2) A person shall not be deemed to be or to have become a citizen of the United Republic by virtue of this section if tit the time of his birth:
(a) neither of his parents is or was a citizen of the United Republic and his father possesses the immunity from suit and legal process which is accorded to an envoy of a foreign sovereign power accredited to the United Republic; or
(b) any of his parents is an enemy and the birth occurs in a place then under occupation by the enemy.

Download file: Tanzania Citizenship Act 1995

Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: Tanzania
Year: 1995