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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎126r] (38/142)

The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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APPENDIX O
Bahrain Nationality Law, 1937, and Passport Regulations, 1930 31
(i)
(Paragraph 149)
The Bahrain Nationality Law of May 8 1937
Article 1
The following are considered to be Bahrain nationals: —
(a) All persons born in Bahrain before or after the date of this Law except
as provided for in Article 2.
(b) Persons born abroad before or after the date of this Law whose fathers
or paternal grandfathers were born in Bahrain, except persons whose
fathers during the minority of such persons registered at the Political
Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain in accordance with Article 2 or might have so
registered if resident in Bahrain.
Article 2
Persons born in Bahrain, before or after the date of this Law, whose lathers
at the time of those persons' birth possessed the nationality of another State, shall
not be considered to be Bahrain nationals—
{a) if they register at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. within one year of the date on
which they attain the age of 18, if then resident in Bahrain, or within
one year of the date of the commencement of their residence in Bahrain
if not then resident in Bahrain; or
{b) if they register at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. within one year of the date of the
promulgation of this Law if they have already attained the age of 18
and are resident in Bahrain; or
(c) if they shall have been registered at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. within two years
of their birth or if their births shall have been registered within two
years of their occurrence.
Article 3
A person who possesses Bahrain nationality shall lose it—
{a) if he voluntarily acquires by naturalisation the nationality of another State
and an order cancelling this Bahrain nationality is given by the Ruler
of Bahrain, either on the application of that person or proprio motu;
{b) if he also possesses the nationality of another State and an order cancelling
his Bahrain nationality is given by the Ruler of Bahrain on the
application of that person.
Article 4
(i) A woman who marries a Bahrain national shall acquire Bahrain nationality
and a woman of Bahrain nationality who marries a foreigner shall lose Bahrain
nationality if and when she acquires the nationality of her husband but not
otherwise.
(ii) A woman who has acquired Bahrain nationality by marriage shall lose it
Poli0 when divorced or a widow if she acquires or possesses another nationality. Bahrain
nationality may be restored to her by an order of the Ruler of Bahrain given on
her application.
Article 5
The Ruler of Bahrain may grant Bahrain nationality to any person resident
in Bahrain who applies for it and may subsequently cancel the grant if such person
ceases to reside in Bahrain.
By order of
HAMAD BIN ISA AL KHALIFAH,
Ruler of Bahrain.

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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.

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1 volume (65 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).

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