Dviguba pilietybė: pasiūlymo papildyti Konstitucijos 32 straipsnį analizė.
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The article reveals the constitutional concept of the provision "With the exception of individual cases provided for by law, no one may be a citizen of both the Republic of Lithuania and another state at the same time" of Article 12 of the Constitution. The said constitutional provision means that the cases provided for by the law when a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania can also be a citizen of another state at the same time may be very rare (individual), that cases of double citizenship can be very rare (exceptional), that under the Constitution it is impermissible to establish any such legal regulation whereby cases of double citizenship are a widespread phenomenon, but not very rare exceptions. The development of legislative regulation of citizenship demonstrates that after the adoption of the Constitution the legislator gradually expanded the circle of persons, who could be citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and of another state at the same time. In 2006, when there was a dispute regarding the compliance of some provisions of the Law on Citizenship with the Constitution, the said law used to establish the legal regulation whereby the absolute majority of citizens of the Republic of Lithuania, regardless of where they resided - in Lithuania or in another state - were allowed to be citizens of the other state as well.
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