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M'sian women cannot confer nationality on children due to national security

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PARLIAMENT | The government has cited national security concerns as a reason to prevent a Malaysian woman married to a foreign spouse from conferring nationality on her child born abroad.

Deputy Home Minister Ismail Mohamed Said (above) told the Dewan Rakyat today the reservation was to avoid the issue of dual-citizenship among children born abroad to Malaysian women with foreign husbands.

"This is because in other countries, (most) children born overseas will...

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