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Dual citizenship and the right to candidacy: an analysis of Jamaica's foreign allegiance parliamentary disqualification

Abstract:

The Jamaican Constitution provides that those who are voluntarily under an acknowledgement of allegiance to a foreign State shall not be qualified to sit as Members of Parliament. This thesis analyses whether this disqualification represents a proportionate limitation on dual citizens' right to candidacy, as established in international human rights law. It is argued that the disqualification is a disproportionate encroachment on the right to candidacy having regard both to the importance ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2016-11-15

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