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Original name: Zakona o hrvatskom državljanstvu
Name: Act on Croatian citizenship of 26 June 1991.
Country: Croatia
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1991-06-26
Entry into force:
ISN: HRV-1991-L-43281
Bibliography: The Principal State Acts, 1993, Parliament of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia, pp. 53-60 Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights - OSCE, 8 p. PDF PDF
Abstract/Citation: Croatian citizenship may be acquired by origin, birth in the territory of the Republic of Croatia, by naturalization, or in accordance with international treaties. Persons may be naturalized as Croatian citizens if, inter alia, they have lived in Croatia for five years before filing an application, and they are proficient in the Croatian language and accept Croatian culture.
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