Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002)
25. Permanent residence
|(1)||The holder of a permanent residence permit has all the rights, privileges, duties and obligations of a citizen, save for those rights, privileges, duties and obligations which a law or the Constitution explicitly ascribes to citizenship.|
|(2)||Subject to this Act, upon application, one of the permanent residence permits set out in sections 26 and 27 may be issued to a foreigner.|
|(3)||A permanent residence permit shall be issued on terms and conditions that the holder is not a prohibited or an undesirable person, and subject to section 28 .|
|(4)||For good cause, as prescribed, the Department may attach reasonable individual terms and conditions to a permanent residence permit.|
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