Citizenship By Birth
Section 4 of Pakistan citizenships Act 1951…section 9 and 10 of NADRA… Citizen by Birth.. Nationality, award of — Authorities declined to issue computerized National Identity Card to petitioner on the ground that his parents were Somalian Nationals—- pleas raised by petitioner was that he was born educated and was residing in Pakistan…. Validity.. No restriction existed on any individual who was born in Pakistan despite the fact that his parents were not citizens of Pakistan— such individual could apply for grant of citizenship by birth in terms of section 4 of Pakistan Citizenship Act 1951— Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan was competent authority to process the case by virtue of Application Forms in prescribed manner and an applicant was to submit details as required in said document— Any foreigner non-citizen of Pakistan or person from any other state born in Pakistan, except a refugee ws entitled to be delt under Pakistan Citizenship Act 1951, subject to his claim if he/she fell within five concepts provided under Pakistan citizenship Act 1951 for seeking nationality of Pakistan— High court directed to petitioner to approach Federal Government along with application forms duly filled in where after the authorities would decide hi application in accordance with law. Constitution Petitioner was allowed accordingly.
2018 CLC 1588 Islamabad