Amendments To Chapter III Of The Constitution

Chapter III of the Constitution has been amended by Act No III of 2000 so that only the general principles concerning Maltese citizenship are to appear therein. All detailed provision on citizenship has been incorporated in the Maltese Citizenship Act (Cap. 188).

Section 22 of the Constitution has been substituted by the following:


(1) The acquisition, possession, renunciation and loss of Maltese citizenship shall be regulated by law.

(2) Dual or multiple citizenship is permitted in accordance with any law for the time being in force in Malta.

Sections 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30 and 31 of the Constitution have been repealed.

Sections 28 and 29 have been renumbered as sections 23 and 24 respectively.

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