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

Chapter 6 : Miscellaneous Provisions in respect of Citizenship

14. Marriage does not affect citizenship


A married person shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, be capable of acquiring and losing South African citizenship in all respects as if he or she were an unmarried person, and no person shall acquire or lose South African citizenship by reason merely of a marriage contracted by him or her.