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Citizenship Law of Afghanistan (1936)

Sections: Original Citizenship, Naturalization, Citizenship Rights Renouncing Citizenship, Deprivation of Citizenship Administrative Remarks

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Citizenship Law of Afghanistan (1936) – 1: Original Citizenship, Naturalization, Citizenship Rights

Article 1: All residents of Afghanistan are Afghans and are citizens of Afghanistan, except those who hold other valid citizenship documents, provided the Afghan Government has no claim against such documents. Article 2: All persons born of Afghan mothers and fathers, whether inside or outside Afghan territory shall be considered Afghans and shall hold Afghan [...]

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Citizenship Law of Afghanistan (1936) – 2: Renouncing Citizenship, Deprivation of Citizenship

Article 16: No Afghan national can renounce his citizenship until he has reached the adult age and the Council of Ministers has approved his renunciation. He should also have undertaken to sell within one year of his renunciation all the immovable property that he may own or inherit. NOTE: Minor and adult children of such [...]

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Citizenship Law of Afghanistan (1936) – 3: Administrative Remarks

Article 20: All matters concerning certification and acceptance of citizenship, permission to leave the country and deprivation of citizenship shall rest with the authority of the Council of Ministers. NOTE: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall organize a committee whenever necessary to study matters concerning applications for citizenship and renunciation of citizenship and deprivation of [...]

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Shiite Personal Status Law of Afghanistan (2009)

Sections: Competence and Personality Family Provisions of Will, Inheritance, Devotion & Gift

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Shiite Personal Status Law of Afghanistan (2009) – 1: Competence and Personality

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Shiite Personal Status Law Competence and Personality PART I: COMPETENCE AND PERSONALITY CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL PROVISIONS The Basis Article 1: This law has been enacted in accordance with article 131 of the Constitution of Afghanistan for regulating the Shiite Personal Status Law. Implementation of this Law [...]

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Shiite Personal Status Law of Afghanistan (2009) – 2: Family

PART II: FAMILY CHAPTER ONE: RELATIONSHIPS Types of Relationships Article 71: Relationship based on its origin is of three types: 1. Blood relationship 2. Breast-feeding relationship 3. Relationship by marriage Blood Relationship Article 72: The blood relationship is: 1. Direct bloodline: a blood relationship which begins at birth; the father is the origin and the [...]

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Shiite Personal Status Law of Afghanistan (2009) – 3: Provisions of Will, Inheritance, Devotion & Gift

PART THREE: PROVISIONS OF WILL, INHERITANCE, ENDOWMENT AND GIFT CHAPTER ONE: WILL Definition and Types of Wills Article 196: A will is the manifestation of a person’s intent, [whether in writing or oral] which becomes effective on the person’s death and can be of two types: An ownership will results when a person transfers the [...]

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Law on Passports of Afghanistan (1939)

LAW OF PASSPORTS IN AFGHANISTAN 15 Mizan 1318 ARTICLE 1: All Afghan subjects entering or leaving Afghanistan are obliged to obtain a passport according to the terms of these regulations and submit it to relative officials for checking. No one will be allowed to leave or enter without a passport. REMARK: Border points and airports [...]

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Constitution of Afghanistan – 12: Transitional Provisions

Chapter Twelve: Transitional Provisions Article 158 The title of the Father of the Nation and privileges bestowed upon His Majesty Mohammad Zahir Shah, the former King of Afghanistan, by the Emergency Loya Jirga of one thousand three hundred and eighty one (HS), (2002), with due respect to provisions of this Constitution, shall be preserved during [...]

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