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Onus on parents to apply for children's citizenship, says Azis

Geraldine Tong

Published
Modified 25 Mar 2019, 6:48 am

PARLIAMENT | Deputy Home Minister Mohd Azis Jamman said today that the onus is on parents to ensure their children possess the necessary documentation for citizenship applications to prevent them from becoming stateless.

"The burden of proof for the (citizenship of the) child is on the shoulders of the parents, not on the government...

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