Sunday, November 21, 2021

Malaysian citizenship

Time to recognise legally adopted stateless children

SIBU: All stateless children born, abandoned and subsequently legally adopted in Malaysia should now be recognised by the government as Malaysian citizens. An opposition assemblywoman here who raised this matter pinned her hope on the precedent set by a recent...

Fatimah calls for special panel on citizenship woes

BETONG: A state leader wants the federal government to again set up a special committee in Sarawak to look into citizenship issues faced by children. This is important as it concerns the welfare of those aged 21 ad below, said...

Citizenship status: State to request MoE for children to attend school

KUCHING: The Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry (KWKPK) will officially write to the Education Ministry (MoE) to request for children who are in the process of applying for citizenship to be allowed to go to...

Fill in everything first, says Fatimah

KUCHING: Individuals who wish to submit an application for citizenship status under Article 15A of the Federal Constitution for those under the age of 21 should ensure that complete documentation is provided. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development...

Fed govt should not appeal court’s decision

Malaysian citizenship KUCHING: The federal government should not appeal the recent High Court’s ruling that children born abroad be accorded automatic citizenship regardless of if the Malaysian parent is the father or mother. The Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family...

Appeal will prolong sufferings of those affected

Malaysian citizenship   KUCHING: The federal government’s decision to appeal the High Court’s ruling on citizenship rights to children born abroad regardless whether the Malaysian parent is the father or mother will only prolong the suffering of those affected. Sarawak United...

PM urged to order AG to withdraw govt appeal

Automatic entitlement to Malaysian citizenship KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) wants Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to urgently intervene by instructing Attorney General Tan Sri Idrus Harun to withdraw the government’s appeal against the High Court’s decision...

Citizenship Ruling: A relief to mothers

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah has welcomed the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s landmark decision declaring that children born overseas to Malaysian mothers who are married to foreigners are entitled by operation of law to be citizens of Malaysia. The Welfare,...

Children born abroad to Malaysian mothers entitled for citizenship, court rules

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court, in a landmark decision today, declared that children born overseas to Malaysian mothers who are married to foreigners are entitled by operation of law to be citizens of Malaysia. Counsel Datuk Dr Gurdial Singh Nijar...

Glad Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship is revived

KUCHING: Dayak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has thanked the federal government for having approved the reinstatement of the Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship (SSCOC) which will assist undocumented children when they apply for Malaysian citizenship. Its secretary general...
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Time to recognise legally adopted stateless children

SIBU: All stateless children born, abandoned and subsequently legally adopted in Malaysia should now be recognised by the government...
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