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The Citizenship Act,1955

The Citizenship Act,1955




1 Short title
2 Interpretation
Acquisition of Citizenship
3 Citizenship by birth
4 Citizenship by descent
5 Citizenship by registration
6 Citizenship by naturalisation
6A Special provisions as to citizenship of persons covered by the Assam Accord
7 Citizenship by incorporation of territory
Overseas Citizenship
7A Registration of overseas citizens of India
7B Conferment of rights on overseas citizens of India
7C Renunciation of overseas citizenship
7D Cancellation of registration as overseas citizen of India
Termination of Citizenship
8 Renunciation of citizenship
9 Termination of citizenship
10 Deprivation of citizenship
11 Commonwealth citizenship
12 Power to confer rights of Indian citizen or citizens of certain countries
13 Certificate of Citizenship in case of doubt
14 Disposal of application under [sections 5, 6 and 7A]
14A Issue of national identity cards
15 Revision
15A Review
16 Delegation of power
17 Offences
18 Power to make rules
19 Repeals
Schedule 1
Schedule 2
Schedule 3

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