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South African Citizenship Act, 1995 (Act No. 88 of 1995)

Chapter 3 : Loss of South African Citizenship

10. Deprivation of citizenship in case of children


Whenever the responsible parent of a minor has in terms of the provisions of section 6 or 8 ceased to be a South African citizen, the Minister may, with due regard to the provisions of the Children's Act,  order that such minor, if he or she was born outside the Republic and is under the age of 18 years, shall cease to be a South African citizen.


[Section 10 amended by section 8 of Act No. 17 of 2010]