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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' [‎141r] (68/142)

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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Article VI
Kuwait Nationality may be withdrawn by a decree (reasons to be mentioned)
in respect of those who were granted nationality according to the provisions of the
three previous Articles, on one of the following grounds; —
1. if Kuwait Nationality was obtained by false statements or by fraud.
2. if sentence has been passed in Kuwait on a Criminal charge or for a
term of imprisonment of not less than two years.
3. for any act performed within or without Kuwait an act endangering
the safety of the Government, the organisation of Government or the Public
Mis by virti order of Kuwait.
4. publishing, by way of speech, writing or any other means of
propagation, revolutionary ideas contrary to Islamic faith. But withdrawal
law, a Km Nationality will not take place in the case of any person who has been
'9, and whoi naturalised for more than five years.
)f this law,
Article VII
Kuwait nationality may be granted by special order to a foreigner who has
rendered valuable services to Kuwait in which case no other conditions are
father, Article VIII
wther so Id With the exception of the circumstances laid down by this law 5 a Kuwaiti cannot
assume a foreign nationality without the prior permission of the Government of
Kuwait, which permission will not be granted except by decree. A Kuwaiti who
loimdling i, adopts a foreign nationality without the prior sanction of the Government of
]spro\ea, Kuwait will still be considered a Kuwaiti from all points of view and in all
rait, providei circumstances.
nationals ait Article IX
ity of whos Any person who enters into military service with a Foreign Government may,
if he performs such service without the approval of the Government of Kuwait,
be deprived of Kuwait Nationality by decree. Similarly any person accepting
employment under a Foreign Government outside Kuwait and remaining in such
hose usual employment in spite of the instructions from the Government of Kuwait to
rovided he relinquish such employment. Any person losing nationality under this article may
Nationality resume it under the conditions of Article III of this law.
graph, bul Article
time, ma) A woman not of Kuwait nationality, marrying a Kuwaiti, becomes a Kuwaiti
ake such a subject and, if the marriage is dissolved, will not lose her Kuwaiti nationality
preventioi unless she decides to reside outside Kuwait and resume her original nationality
M of tk in accordance with the provisions of the relevant law. A Kuwaiti woman who
;-mentione( marries a foreigner, loses her Kuwaiti nationality if, under the relevant law, she
ioing Orde: acquires by marriage the nationality of her husband. If the marriage is dissolved
and if she expresses her desire to do so, provided that her normal residence was
in Kuwait or that she has returned to Kuwait to take up her residence, she may
resume Kuwait Nationality.
.. j it; Article XI
vaiti and i
hohasm^ T ^ e w ^ e 0 f a foreigner who acquires Kuwait Nationality will also become
and wl a Kuwaiti subject unless she decides, within a period of one "year from the date
:a 1 of her husband's naturalisation, that she wishes to retain her original nationality.
Similarly the wife of a Kuwaiti who takes up foreign nationality will lose her
Kuwaiti Nationality if under the law governing her husband's new nationality
she acquires that nationality with him, unless within a period of one year of her
husband's acquiring that nationality she decides that she wishes to retain her
Kuwait Nationality. Except under the foregoing conditions a wife shall not
acquire a nationality other than of her husband. If a marriage is dissolved the
wife may resume her original nationality under the conditions laid down in the
,ho satis' 6 ' previous article.
jaturalis* Arti
idedifl^t Unless their usual residence is outside Kuwait and, according to the law of
' e rtlieless> the country to which they belong, they retain their foreign nationality, the minor
Ration ^ children of a foreigner who acquires Kuwait Nationality will become Kuwaities.

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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)

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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