Namibia: Alberts v. Government of Namibia & Another

Published: 1/Jan/1993
Source: Namibia High Court

Summary of judgment in Alberts v Government of Namibia & Another 1993 NR 85 (HC), considering legislation depriving people serving in foreign forces of their citizenship Article 8(4)(b) of constitution providing that government can enact legislation depriving people serving in foreign forces of their citizenship. Provisio to the art. is that citizen by birth cannot be deprived of citizenship and the enacted legislation did not have that effect. Government cannot redefine citizenship by way of policy decisions.

From Human and Constitutional Rights Resource website

Themes: Perte et déchéance de la nationalité
Regions: Namibie, Afrique australe
Year: 1993