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Citizenship granted to minors as a result of acknowledgment of paternity/maternity or judicial ruling on paternity/maternity

Law No. 91/92 attaches particular importance to the acquisition of citizenship when minors as a result of:

a) acknowledgment of paternity / maternity or judicial ruling on paternity / maternity;

b) adoption;

c) parent’s naturalization.

a) Citizenship through acknowledgment of paternity / maternity or judicial ruling on paternity / maternity

A minor who is acknowledged by an Italian citizen to be of Italian parentage or is declared to be of Italian parentage through a judicial ruling on paternity / maternity is an Italian citizen (Article 2, paragraph 1, of Law No. 91/92).