Abdul Salam Maliki announced the beginning of~campaign to amend the Nationality Law
Maliki announced the beginning of a campaign to amend the Nationality Law to include "dual nationals"
Brother - Baghdad - Said a member of the House of Representatives for a coalition of state law, Abdul Salam al-Maliki, on Thursday, to start a campaign to collect signatures for submission to the presidency of parliament to amend the Iraqi Nationality Act No. 26 of 2006, rather than legislation for dual citizenship law.
Maliki said in a press statement by his press office has received for News Agency (et) a copy of it , that "there is popular demands to give up those responsible for their office or their nationality second foreign, therefore, the parliament being representative of the people it expedite its action to resolve this matter actions."
"The new legislation will take a long time at a time that some Iraqi nationality law, which noted in its article IX Fourthly he (not permissible for the Iraqi who holds another citizenship acquired to assume sovereign position or security senior unless renounced that nationality", "noting "The parliament was his argument that the above paragraph did not specify a clear definition of the term position of a sovereign and this requires legislation according to their interpretation of the law for more details on this article and this is surprising because we simply we can modify the law in force and the inclusion of those definitions him to reduce the duration."
Maliki said that "the pursuit of Parliament to legislate dual nationality law is stalling and procrastination explicit demands of the demonstrators, therefore, the national interest us in front of the duty to address this procrastination and start a campaign to collect signatures to demand the presidency of parliament to amend the Citizenship Act and to add definition to him for the name of the post sovereign instead of choosing the hardest and the longest road in the legislation the dual nationality law. "