National Laws and Regulations

National Action Plan to Eradicate Statelessness in Nigeria

Published: 2/Sep/2022
Source: Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria, and UNHCR

Introduction Statelessness is a global phenomenon whereby a person is not recognised as a national of any State under the operation of its laws. The 1954 UN Convention relating to the status of Stateless persons and the 1961 UN Convention […]

Zambia: Children’s Code Act No.12 of 2022

Published: 9/Aug/2022

Article 8: Name and nationality (1) A child has a right, from birth, to a name and nationality and where a child is deprived of that child’s identity, the State shall provide appropriate assistance with a view to establishing that […]

Nigeria: Constitution Alteration Bills (5th Alteration) February, 2022

Published: 28/Feb/2022
Source: Nigeria National Assembly / Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (Abuja)

Proposal to amend the constitution before the House of Representatives and Senate of the Nigeria National Assembly. The proposal was approved by the Senate but defeated in the House of Representatives 1 March 2022. 36. Expansion of the Scope of […]

Zimbabwe: SI 2022-003 Citizenship (Passport Fees) Regulations, 2022

Published: 7/Jan/2022

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage has, in terms of section 22 of the Citizenship of Zimbabwe Act [Chapter 4:01], made the following regulations:— 1. These regulations may be cited as the Citizenship […]

Zimbabwe: Citizenship (Passport Fees) Regulations, 2021

Published: 13/Dec/2021

Statutory Instrument 273 of 2021 IT is hereby notified that the Minister has in terms of section 22 of the Citizenship of Zimbabwe Act [Chapter 4:01], made the following regulations: — 1 . These regulations may be cited as the […]

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