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Bosnia and Herzegovina - Constitution

Adopted on: 1 Dec 1995 (Document Status: 14 Dec 1995)

Paragraph 7 Citizenship 

There shall be a citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to be regulated by the Parliamentary Assembly, and a citizenship of each Entity, to be regulated by each Entity, provided that: 
(b) No person shall be deprived of Bosnia and Herzegovina or Entity citizenship arbitrarily or so as to leave him or her stateless. No person shall be deprived of Bosnia and Herzegovina or Entity citizenship on any ground such as sex, race, color, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, property, birth or other status.
Paragraph 3 Enumeration of Rights 
All persons within the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall enjoy the human rights and fundamental freedoms referred to in paragraph 2 above; these include: 
(g) Freedom of thought, conscience, and religion.
Paragraph 4 Non-Discrimination 
The enjoyment of the rights and freedoms provided for in this Article or in the international agreements listed in Annex I to this Constitution shall be secured to all persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina without discrimination on any ground such as sex, race, color, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, property, birth or other status.
Note: Further information on the constitutional background of Bosnia and Herzegovina is provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Wuerzburg. 
 


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