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Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Gasca, Viorelia

Published: October 2009 - Latest Update: November 2012

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Gasca, Viorelia

Current citizenship law

Law on the citizenship of the Republic of Moldova, No. 1024-XIV of 2 June 2000 (consolidated version as last amended by Law no.232-XV of 05.06.2003) LANGUAGE: uk


Legea cetateniei Republicii Moldova, Nr. 1024-XIV din 02.06.2000 (consolidated Romanian version as last amended by Law Nr. 284 of 28.12.2011) LANGUAGE: Romania


Please Note: the English translation above does not include amendments to the Law on Citizenship enacted after 05/06/2003.  For the full text of subsequent amendments (in Romanian only), please consult the chronology of legislation.

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Moldova domestic case law
International and European case law Moldova International and European case law
Citizenship statistics N/A
Citizenship News

Former Romanian President stripped of his new Moldovan passport

Former president of Romania seeks Moldovan citizenship

Communist Party asks Romania to withdraw citizenship from Moldovan politicians with dual citizenship

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

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