Libya: A copy of the Libyan law regarding citizenship
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 January 1998|
|Citation / Document Symbol||LBY28532.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Libya: A copy of the Libyan law regarding citizenship, 1 January 1998, LBY28532.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6aade6c.html [accessed 19 May 2013]|
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In a telephone interview of 28 January 1998, an official of the Permanent Mission of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to the United Nations stated that it would not be possible to obtain a copy of the Libyan law regarding citizenship. He also stated that this law has not been translated into English. He went on to say that the Libyan Mission to the UN would be prepared to attempt to answer any specific questions regarding Libyan citizenship.
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.
Permanent Mission of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to the United Nations, New York. 28 January 1998. Telephone interview with an official of the Libyan UN Mission.
Additional Sources Consulted
Electronic sources: IRB Databases, Global News Bank, LEXIS/NEXIS, REFWORLD (UNHCR database), World News Connection (WNC).
Resource Centre Country File (Libya). 1995 to present.