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Iraq: Resolution No. 850 of 1988 (nationality)

Publisher National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities
Publication Date 21 December 1988
Cite as National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities, Iraq: Resolution No. 850 of 1988 (nationality), 21 December 1988, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b4e124.html [accessed 22 October 2014]
Comments This resolution was published in the Official Gazette No. 51 of 21 December 1988.
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Date of entry into force:21 December 1988

In accordance with the provisions of Para. (A) of Article 42 of the Constitution,

The Revolutionary Command Council have decided in their session held on 27.11.1988 the following:

Firstly - The Iraqi of Arabic Nationalism shall be prohibited from changing his nationalism to another one for any reason whatsoever will be.

Secondly - Whoever contravenes the provisions of Para. (Firstly) of this Resolution shall be punished with imprisonment for a period not less than one year.

Thirdly - The provisions of this Resolution shall be valid on whoever exchanged or changed his Arabic Nationalism before its enforcement with effect from 4.9.1988.

Fourthly - This Resolution shall be published in the Official Gazette and the Ministers and authorities concerned shall undertake its implementation.

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