Zimbabwe: Constitutional court calls for law to enforce dual citizenship

Published: 15/Jun/2015
Source: The Herald

The Constitutional Court has called for the enactment of legislation that recognises dual citizenship and spells out how lost citizenship can be restored to make the Mutumwa Mawere judgment enforceable.

In a full judgment availed recently under Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe Number 4 of 2015, the court observed that Section 42 of the Constitution allows for the enactment of a law to deal with citizenship issues.

The order was granted in 2013 just before the harmonised elections, but the detailed judgment with reasons was made available this year.

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Year: 2015