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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)

Chapter 1 - Founding Provisions

3. Citizenship



1) There is a common South African citizenship.


2) All citizens are :
a) equally entitled to the rights, privileges and benefits of citizenship; and
b) equally subject to the duties and responsibilities of citizenship.


3) National legislation must provide for the acquisition, loss and restoration of citizenship.