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Original name: Türk Vatandaşlığı Kanunu
Name: Act No. 5901, Turkish Citizenship Law.
Country: Turkey
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-06
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2009-06-12, No. 27256
ISN: TUR-2009-L-85849
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2009-06-12, No. 27256
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Abstract/Citation: Defines the principles and procedures regarding the conduct of operations and transactions for acquisition and loss of Turkish citizenship.
In the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 403 and dated 11/2/1964, the term "province and sub-province" used in clause 2 of Article 22 of the Population Services Law No. 5490 and dated 24/4/2006 are repealed. References made to the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 403 and dated 11/2/1964 in the other legislation shall be understood to be made to this Law.
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