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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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South African Citizenship Act, No. 44 of 1949

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SECTION TITLE

Part I. Definitions
1. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Definitions"]
Part II. South African Citizenship
Citizenship by Birth
2. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Persons born in the Union or South-West Africa prior to date of commencement of this Act"]
3. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Persons born in the Union after date of commencement of this Act"]
4. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "South African citizens by birth."]
Citizenship by Descent
5. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Persons born outside Union prior to date of commencement of Act"]
6. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Persons born outside Union after date of commencement of this Act"]
7. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "South African citizens by descent"]

Citizenship by Registration
8. [...repealed by Act 1962_069_019 - was entitled "Certificates ofto Registration"]
9. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "South African citizens by registration"].
10. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Certificates of naturalization"]
11. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "South African citizens by naturalization"]
11A. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Acquisition of South African citizenship by naturalization by virtue of permanent residence"]  [...inserted by Act 1978_053_001]

Part III. Married women
12. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Marriage of a woman does not affect citizenship"]
13. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Women who ceased to be Union nationals or British subjects by reason of marriage"]
14. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Status of certain married women"]

Part IV. Loss of Citizenship
15. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Loss of South African citizenship generally"] [...was entitled "Loss of South African citizenship by persons who, whilst outside the Union, acquire the citizenship or nationality of another country"]
16. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Renunciation of citizenship"]
17. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Loss of citizenship by residence outside the Union"]
18. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Loss of South African citizenship by certain persons resident outside the Union"]
19. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Deprivation of citizenship"]
19bis. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Deprivation of South African citizenship on grounds of acquisition of citizenship of another country"][...inserted by Act 1961_064_013]
20. [...repealed by Act 1981_095_006 - was entitled "Deprivation of South African citizenship of persons deprived of citizenship elsewhere "]
20bis
[...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Deprivation of citizenship in case of children ][...inserted by Act 1961_064_000]
21. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Status of persons who cease to be South African citizens"]
22. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Saving of obligations incurred before loss of citizenship"]

Part V. Miscellaneous
23. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "British subjects without citizenship"]
24. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Posthumous children"]
25. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Grant of certificate of citizenship in cases of doubt"]
25bis.
[...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Resumption of South African citizenship"][...inserted by Act 1961_064_000]
26. [...repealed by Act 1981_095_008 - was entitled "Copies of certificates"]
27. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Certificates of South African citizenship"]
28. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Production of evidence"]
29. [...repealed by Act 1981_095_011 - was entitled "Applications for naturalization must comply with certain requirements"]
30. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Representations to Minister with regard to any person who has applied for registration or naturalization"]
31. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Proof of affidavits"]
32. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Proof of certificates of registration or naturalization"]
33. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Proof of entries in registers"]
34. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Penalty for false representations or statements"]
35. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Amendment of certificates of citizenship"]
36. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Determination of questions of residence"]
36bis. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Delegation of powers and duties"] [...inserted by Act 1961_064_016]
37. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Instruction in the responsibilities and privileges of South African citizenship"]
38. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "References in other laws to Union nationals or British subjects"]
39. [...repealed by Act 1986_053_010 - was entitled "Register of certificates and publication of returns"]
40. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Regulations"]
41. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Application of Act"]
42. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Repeal and amendment of laws"]
43. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "Short title and date of commencement"]
Sch.1. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "FIRST SCHEDULE. OATH OF ALLEGIANCE"]
Sch.2. [...repealed by Act 1995_088_000 - was entitled "SECOND SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED AND AMENDED"]
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As unamended Act 1949_044_000_19490706 EXT.LINK REQ.INFO LINK 
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As amended by Act 1962_069_000  N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1964_023_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1973_041_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1978_053_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1980_030_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1981_095_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1984_043_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1986_053_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1990_112_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1991_070_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As amended by Act 1993_132_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK
As repealed by Act 1995_088_000 N/A REQ.INFO LINK

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