Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act, 1935

Statement of children's names in certificate of naturalisation.

9.—(1) Every certificate of naturalisation issued under this Act shall state the name of every child of the person to whom it relates who, at the date of the issue of such certificate, is under the age of twenty-one years and is not a citizen of Saorstát Eireann.

(2) The statement in a certificate of naturalisation in pursuance of this section of the name of a child of the person to whom such certificate relates shall operate to confer on such child the status of a natural-born citizen of Saorstát Eireann, but any such child may, within one year after attaining the age of twenty-one years, make and lodge with the Minister in the prescribed manner a declaration of alienage in the prescribed form, and thereupon such child shall cease to be a citizen of Saorstát Eireann.