South African Citizenship Act 44 of 1949

Published: 2/Sep/1949

The first comprehensive Citizenship Act of South Africa as a fully independent state, adopted as part of the framework established by the British Nationality Act of 1948, and repealing previous laws regulating nationality of the Union of South Africa as a Dominion of the British Empire. The Act was amended several times, and repealed by the South African Citizenship Act 1995.

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Themes: Acquisition de la nationalité, Perte et déchéance de la nationalité
Regions: Afrique du Sud
Year: 1949