Jus sanguinis

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Jus sanguinis (,, ; "right of blood") is a principle of nationality law by which citizenship is determined or acquired by the nationality or ethnicity of one or both parents.wikipedia
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Jus sanguinis (,, ; "right of blood") is a principle of nationality law by which citizenship is determined or acquired by the nationality or ethnicity of one or both parents.
Nationality law can be broadly categorised into three principles, jus soli, or right by birth on the soil, jus sanguinis or right of the blood, jus matriomii, or right of marriage.

Citizenship

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Jus sanguinis (,, ; "right of blood") is a principle of nationality law by which citizenship is determined or acquired by the nationality or ethnicity of one or both parents.

Canadian nationality law

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Many nations have a mixture of jus sanguinis and jus soli, including the United States, Canada, Israel, Greece, the Republic of Ireland, and recently Germany.
Canadian citizenship is typically obtained by birth in Canada on the principle of jus soli, or birth abroad when at least one parent is a Canadian citizen or by adoption by at least one Canadian citizen under the rules of jus sanguinis.

German nationality law

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Many nations have a mixture of jus sanguinis and jus soli, including the United States, Canada, Israel, Greece, the Republic of Ireland, and recently Germany.
The law is based on a mixture of the principles of jus sanguinis and jus soli.

Greek nationality law

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Many nations have a mixture of jus sanguinis and jus soli, including the United States, Canada, Israel, Greece, the Republic of Ireland, and recently Germany.
Nationality law of Greece is based on the principle of jus sanguinis.

Israeli citizenship law

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Many nations have a mixture of jus sanguinis and jus soli, including the United States, Canada, Israel, Greece, the Republic of Ireland, and recently Germany.
The primary principles of Israeli citizenship is jus sanguinis (citizenship by descent) for Jews and jus soli (citizenship by place of birth) for others.

French nationality law

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Today French nationality law narrowly applies jus sanguinis, but it is still the most common means of passing on citizenship in many continental European nations.
French nationality law is historically based on the principles of jus soli (Latin for "right of soil"), according to Ernest Renan's definition, in opposition to the German definition of nationality, jus sanguinis (Latin for "right of blood"), formalised by Johann Gottlieb Fichte.

Austrian nationality law

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Nationality law (German: Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz) in the Republic of Austria is based on the principle of jus sanguinis.

Chinese nationality law

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The law is based on the principle of jus sanguinis, meaning that individuals born to a Chinese national parent usually acquire Chinese nationality at birth.

Armenian nationality law

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Armenian nationality law is based primarily on the principle of jus sanguinis. It was adopted on November 6, 1995 and was amended in 2007 which permitted dual citizenship.

Czech nationality law

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The citizenship law of the Czech Republic is based on the principles of jus sanguinis or "right by blood".

Chilean nationality law

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Chilean nationality law is based on both principles of jus soli and jus sanguini.

Finnish nationality law

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Finnish citizenship acquisition is based primarily on the legal principle of jus sanguinis.

Hungarian nationality law

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Hungarian nationality law is based on the principles of jus sanguinis.

Icelandic nationality law

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Icelandic nationality law is based upon the principles of jus sanguinis.

Indian nationality law

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Indian nationality law largely follows the jus sanguinis (citizenship by right of blood) as opposed to the jus soli (citizenship by right of birth within the territory).

Italian nationality law

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Like many continental European countries it is largely based on jus sanguinis.

Vatican City

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Today, almost all states apply jus sanguinis in their nationality laws to varying degrees, one exception being the Vatican City State.
Unlike citizenship of other states, which is based either on jus sanguinis (birth from a citizen, even outside the state's territory) or on jus soli (birth within the territory of the state), citizenship of Vatican City is granted jus officii, namely on the grounds of appointment to work in a certain capacity in the service of the Holy See.

Iranian nationality law

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Iranian nationality law contains principles of both jus sanguinis and jus soli.

Maltese nationality law

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Maltese nationality law is based primarily on the principles of Jus sanguinis, although prior to 1 August 1989 the principle of Jus soli was the basis of the law.

Dutch nationality law

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Dutch nationality law is based primarily on the principle of jus sanguinis and is governed by the Kingdom Act on the Netherlands nationality (Rijkswet op het Nederlanderschap), which was signed by the monarch on 19 December 1984 and officially promulgated on 27 December 1984.

Japanese nationality law

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Japan is a strict jus sanguinis state as opposed to jus soli state, meaning that it attributes citizenship by blood and not by location of birth.

Norwegian nationality law

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Norwegian nationality law is based on the principle of jus sanguinis.

Philippine nationality law

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The Philippine nationality law is based upon the principles of jus sanguinis (Latin for right of blood) and therefore descent from a parent who is a citizen or national of the Republic of the Philippines is the primary method of acquiring Philippine citizenship.