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Law No. 5 of 1975 Granting the Iraqi Nationality to the Arab

Publisher National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities
Publication Date 18 January 1975
Reference IRQ-130
Cite as Law No. 5 of 1975 Granting the Iraqi Nationality to the Arab [],  18 January 1975, available at: [accessed 26 May 2016]
Comments This is an unofficial translation. This Law was promulgated by Resolution No. 33 of the Revolutionary Command Council and published in the Alwaqai? AlIraqiya No. 2434 of 18 January 1975. The Law was repealed by the Iraqi Nationality Law No. 26 of 2006.
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Article 1

The Minister of Interior may grant the Iraqi nationality to any Arab subject applying for, if he has attained his majority and having good conduct and reputation, without restriction to the conditions of naturalization stipulated in pare 1 of Article 8 of the Iraqi Nationality Law No. 43 of 1963, (as amended). Palestinians shall be exempted therefrom unless a law or legislative resolution shall be issued contrary thereto.

Article 2

This Law shall come into force as from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

Ahmed Hasan AlBakir

Chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council.

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