Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act, 1935


1.—In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Justice; the word “legation” includes the office of a High Commissioner; the word “citizen” when used in relation to Saorstát Eireann includes (save where precluded by the context) a person who is a citizen of Saorstát Eireann by virtue of Article 3 of the Constitution and when used in relation to a country other than Saorstát Eireann includes a subject or national of such country, and the word “citizenship” shall be construed accordingly; the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act.