Luxembourg
(3,348 words)

Volume I: National Reports 1974

Pierre Pescatore1

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Grand-Duché de Luxembourg) is a constitutional monarchy under a parliamentary democratic regime.

I. CONSTITUTIONAL SYSTEM

1. Nationality

Luxembourg nationality is governed by the Law of 22 Feb. 1968 (Mémorial 1968 A, 91). This law is based on the principle of ius sanguinis; the quality of Luxembourger by origin is transmitted by birth, either legitimate or illegit…

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Pierre Pescatore, “Luxembourg”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_01LUX>
First published online: 2018



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