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Singapore: Whether there are any specific citizenship rules that apply to ethnic Chinese; procedure for filing a citizenship application

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 22 January 2004
Citation / Document Symbol SGP42324.E
Reference 2
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Please find attached information taken from the Website of the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore on citizenship eligibility and the procedure for filing a citizenship application in Singapore. No mention of specific citizenship rules that apply to ethnic Chinese is made on the ICA Website.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Attachment

Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). n.d. "Citizenship Application." (3 pages) [Accessed 14 Jan. 2004]

Additional Sources Consulted

General Consulate of Singapore, Vancouver.

IRB Databases

Internet sites, including:

Asian Law Centre

Minority Rights Group International

National University of Singapore

Singapore Statutes Online

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