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CONSTITUTION OF TURKEYPART TWOFUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND DUTIESCHAPTER FOURPOLITICAL RIGHTS AND DUTIESI.

Turkish Citizenship

ARTICLE 66.

Everyone bound to the Turkish State through the bond of citizenship is a Turk.

The child of a Turkish father or a Turkish mother is a Turk. The citizenship of a child of a foreign father and a Turkish mother shall be defined by law.

Citizenship can be acquired under the conditions stipulated by law, and shall be forfeited only in cases determined by law.

No Turk shall be deprived of citizenship, unless he commits an act incompatible with loyalty to the motherland.

Recourse to the courts, against the decisions and proceedings related to the deprivation of citizenship, shall not be denied.