How to amend the Malaysian Constitution to secure citizenship for foreign-born children

ON Aug 6, 2022, MCA called for amendments to be made to the Federal Constitution at the next Dewan Rakyat meeting to remove discriminatory practices against Malaysian mothers.

Spokesperson Chan Quin Er said “Parliament should consider tabling amendments to read that 'either parent’ or ‘either mother or father’ or ‘both mother and father’ may confer citizenship on their children born overseas ("MCA: Amend Constitution to remove discriminatory practices against women”).

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