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Name: Citizenship Act (Cap 01-01) (Act No. 8 of 1998).
Country: Botswana
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-04-24
Entry into force:
ISN: BWA-1998-L-84984
Bibliography: Act on-line [as amended to 2004] Act on-line [as amended to 2004] Government of Botswana PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-10-18)
Abstract/Citation: 1. Short title
2. Interpretation
3. Establishment of Citizenship Committee
4. Citizenship by birth
5. Citizenship by descent
6. Citizenship by settlement
7. Citizenship by adoption
8. Registration of adopted child over three years old
9. Registration of a minor child of citizen
10. President's power to register citizens
11. Effect of registration as a citizen
12. Naturalization
13. Qualifications for naturalization
14. Naturalization of foreign spouse
15. Dual citizenship
16. Renunciation of citizenship by reason of dual citizenship or nationality
17. Resumption of citizenship
18. Deprivation of citizenship
19. Commonwealth citizen
20. Posthumous children
21. Certificate of citizenship in case of doubt
22. Decision of Minister to be final
23. Evidence
24. Offences
25. Regulations
26. Preservation of existing citizenship
27. Saving
Repealed text(s):

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