Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act, 1935

Citizenship of child of person whose certificate is revoked.

12.—Whenever the Minister revokes a certificate of naturalisation then, if the person to whom such certificate related had, at the time of such revocation, a child under the age of twenty-one years who was, immediately before such revocation, a citizen of Saorstát Eireann, the following provisions shall have effect, that is to say:—

(a) such revocation shall not of itself prejudice or affect such citizenship of such child;

(b) the Minister may, by the order effecting such revocation or by a subsequent order made within one year after such revocation, terminate the citizenship of such child and thereupon such child shall cease to be a citizen of Saorstát Eireann.