House Legal Committee approves Nationality Law amendments

House Legal Committee approves Nationality Law amendments
(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — The Lower House Legal Committee approved the draft Jordanian Nationality Law for 2022, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. اضافة اعلان
Committee head MP Ghazi Thunaibat said that the amendments aim to facilitate procedures and address loopholes.

For his part, Director-General of Civil Status and Passports Department Fahd Amoush said that the current amendments are in favor of Jordanian women who are married to foreigners and enables them to retain their Jordanian nationality.

The draft's mandating reasons aim to grant the Jordanian woman who married a non-Jordanian then renounced her Jordanian nationality and acquired her husband’s citizenship, the right to restore her Jordanian nationality, without limiting this process to the ending of the marital contract.

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