Constitution of The Gambia 1997, Chapter III, as amended 2001

Published: 16/Jan/1997

Approved by national referendum on 8 August 1996, entered into force on 16 January 1997 (Act No. 1 of 1997).

Chapter III of the Constitution governs citizenship.

Download: Gambia Constitution, 1997, Chap III, as amended 2001

In addition, Article 62 provides that a person shall be qualified for election as president only if he or she is a citizen of The Gambia by birth or descent and does not hold the citizenship of a country other than The Gambia.

Download: Gambia Constitution on Presidency

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: West Africa, Gambia
Year: 1997