Egypt: Child Law No. 12 of 1996, amended by Law No. 126 of 2008

Published: 10/Jul/2008

Official Journal issue no. 13-supplement of 28 March 1996; amended by Law no. 126 of 2008, Official Journal issue no. 24-bis of 15 June 2008, and issue no. 28 of 10 July 2008.

Article 6 provides that “Each child shall have the right to a nationality in accordance with the provisions of the Law on Egyptian Nationality.”

Chapter 2 provides for birth registration.

Download: Egypt Child Law 1996 amended 2008 EN

Themes: Acquisition by children, Birth Registration
Regions: Egypt
Year: 2008