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Section 1.10. Residency visas will be made available to immigrants in the interests of national requirements at the time as prescribed by law. Residency visa holders will be eligible, subject to Government consideration, for Scottish citizenship after five years of continuous residency within the country and such further requirements as to residence as may be prescribed by law.

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  • Avatar admin
    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-16 22:06:35

    Section 1.10. Residency visas will be made available to immigrants in the interests of national requirements at the time as prescribed by law. Residency visa holders will be eligible, subject to Government consideration, for Scottish citizenship after five years of continuous residency within the country and such further requirements as to residence as may be prescribed by law.

      • Caledonialan

        Does this need to be in the constitution? It does not lay down any right that cannot be modified by further legislation.

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Proposed Amendment to 1.10.

  • alanhind

    Section 1.10. Residency will be made available to immigrants , refugees and asylum seekers in the interests of national requirements and within the moral requirements of section 14 of the UNDHR.Residency visa holders will be eligible,subject yo Government consideration,for Scottish citizenship after five years of continuous residency within the country and such further requirements as to residence as may be prescribed by law.

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