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Singapore: Copy of the Singapore Citizenship Ordinance of 1957; copies of other citizenship ordinances in effect between 1954 up to the creation of the 1957 ordinance

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 22 January 2004
Citation / Document Symbol SGP42358.E
Reference 2
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Singapore: Copy of the Singapore Citizenship Ordinance of 1957; copies of other citizenship ordinances in effect between 1954 up to the creation of the 1957 ordinance, 22 January 2004, SGP42358.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/403dd21a4.html [accessed 22 September 2014]
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The General Consulate of Singapore in Vancouver was unable to provide the Research Directorate with a copy of the Singapore Citizenship Ordinance of 1957. Moreover, the Research Directorate was unable to obtain a copy of the 1957 ordinance or other citizenship ordinances in effect between 1954 and 1957 among the sources consulted.

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 sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

General Consulate of Singapore, Vancouver

IRB Databases

Unsuccessful attempt to obtain a copy of the Singapore Citizenship Ordinance of 1957 from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority in Singapore.

Internet sites, including:

Asian Law Centre

Immigration and Checkpoints Authority

Law Gazette

National University of Singapore

Singapore Statutes Online

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