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THE CITIZENSHIP ACT, 1951

(ACT NO. II OF 1951).
  Section No: [ 13th April, 1951  
 

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4. Every person born in Bangladesh after the commencement of this Act shall be a citizen of Bangladesh by birth:



Provided that a person shall not be such a citizen by virtue of this section if at the time of his birth-



(a) his father possesses such immunity from suit and legal process as is accorded to an envoy of an external sovereign power accredited in Bangladesh and is not a citizen of Bangladesh ; or

(b) his father is an enemy alien and the birth occurs in a place then under occupation by the enemy.
 
 

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