1982 Burma Citizenship Law

Burma Citizenship Act 1982

It is an unofficial translation of the law, Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 4 of 1982. On October 15, 1982, the Chairman of the Council of State announced Burma's Citizenship Law, which was passed by the third session of the third Pyithu Hluttaw. Any person who entered and resided in the State before 4 January 1948 and their descendants born within the State may, if they have not yet submitted an application for naturalisation to the Central Office in accordance with the Union Citizenship Act of 1948, provide conclusive proof. Burmese Citizenship Law of 1982 (Burmese (?


The law is known as the Burmese Citizenship Act.

Anyone who is already a national at the time of the entry into effect of this Act is a national.

An individual whose citizenship has lapsed or has been withdrawn has no right to re-apply for citizenship or to acquire associated or naturalised citizenship.

Kid whose name is contained that way is an associated national.

If, after the 22nd year of life, there are insufficient grounds, he loses his associated citizenship.

Applicants for naturalisation must meet the following requirements:

As follows, the Council of Ministers constitutes the central body: It is the central body that has authority:

a) The Act on Citizenship of the Union (Election), 1948; (b) The Act on Citizenship of the Union, 1948.

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