Citizenship Act (DUBS)

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Citizenship Act
Flag of the Democratic Union, de facto symbol of the National Council
Long titleAn Act of the National Council of the Democratic Union of British States Respecting the implementation of laws and regulations regarding the creation of citizenship documents and connected matters in terms of citizenship
NicknamesCitizenship Act
Enacted bythe 1st National Council
Effective31st December, 2016
Introduced byRep. Horatio Eden (District of Britannia)
Current statusActive legislation
MSLC CitationCitizenship Act DUN P 2016
DULC CitationL1-2016-4
Legislative history
Considered byHouse Committee on the Judiciary
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
House Committee on Administrative Affairs
Passed by House of Representatives31st December, 2016 by unanimous House (1-0)
Rejected by House of Representativesby 3
Signed by Lord President31st December, 2016 by Lord President Horatio Eden
Related legislation
International Organisations Act

The Citizenship Act (L1-2016-4) is an Act of the National Council of the Democratic Union of British States which creates a system of citizenship within the Union, requires the distribution of passports to all Union citizens, sets out basic immigration policy - "No person may enter the Democratic Union who does not have a passport issued by an authority the Democratic Union recognises and accepts or without a visa issued by the Department of State"[1] - and creates the Department of State, an executive Department of the federal government.

Introduced to the House by Representative Horatio Eden (C-District of Britannia), it was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on the 31st of December, 2016, and was signed into law by the Lord President on the same day.