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

Chapter 7 : General Provisions

26B. Use of foreign citizenship


A major citizen who—

(a) enters the Republic or departs from the Republic making use of the passport of another country; or
(b) while in the Republic, makes use of his or her citizenship or nationality of another country in order to gain an advantage or avoid a responsibility or duty,

is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 12 months.


[Section 26B inserted by section 2 of Act 17 of 2004]