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Citizenship Deprivation in the United Kingdom

Statelessness and Terrorism

Sandra Mantu

The United Kingdom has amended its nationality legislation in order to make it easier for the state to exercise citizenship deprivation powers. The new powers target citizens who have engaged in behaviours labelled by the UK executive as not conducive to the public good. Statelessness operates as the outer limit of the government’s capacity to transform citizens into foreigners and plays an important role in limiting the exercise of executive powers.