Somalia Provisional Constitution 2012

Published: 1/Aug/2012

Replaced the Transitional Federal Charter of the Somali Republic, 2004

Article 8. The People and the Citizenship
(1) The people of the Federal Republic of Somalia are one, are indivisible and consists of all the citizens.
(2) There shall be only one Somali citizenship, and the House of the People of the Federal Parliament of Somalia shall enact a special law that shall define how to obtain, suspend, or lose it.
(3) A person who is a Somali citizen cannot be deprived of Somali citizenship, even if they become a citizen of another country.
(4) Denial, suspension, or deprivation of Somali citizenship may not be based on political grounds.

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Dual Nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: East Africa, Somalia
Year: 2012