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

Chapter 2 : Acquisition of South African Citizenship

3. Citizenship by descent


Any person who is adopted in terms of the provisions of the Children's Act by a South African citizen and whose birth is registered in accordance with the provisions of the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992 (Act No. 51 of 1992), shall be a South African citizen by descent.


[Section 3 amended by section 3 of Act No. 17 of 2010]