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Part II

Citizenship

7.    Rights  of  citizenship  of   certain   migrants  to   Pakistan.-
 

Notwithstanding  anything in articles 5 and 6, a person who has  after the  first day of March, 1947, migrated from the territory of India to the  territory  now included in Pakistan shall not be deemed to  be  a citizen of India:

Provided  that  nothing in this article shall apply to a   person  who, after  having  so migrated to the territory now included in  Pakistan, has returned to the territory of India under a permit for resettlement or  permanent  return issued by or under the authority of any law  and every such person shall for the purposes of clause (b) of article 6 be deemed to have migrated to the territory of India after the nineteenth day of July, 1948.

 

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