Das Abgeordnetenhaus stimmt der Vorlage am mit 37 zu 0
Stimmen zu, der Senat einstimmig am .
Ministerpräsident Christie setzt die Abstimmung am an.
Der Vater eines unehelichen Kindes kann seine Staatsbürgerschaft weitergeben,
falls er den Beweis der Vaterschaft erbringt.
"Bill 3: Approval of alteration to Article 14 of the Constitution.
Do you approve of The Constitution (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2014?
Under this proposed change to the Constitution, a Bahamian father of a person
born out of wedlock after the coming into operation of this amendment would be
able to pass his citizenship to that person subject to legal proof that he is
Yes [_] No [_]"
14.- (1) Any reference in this Chapter to the father of a person shall, in
relation to any person born out of wedlock other than a person legitimated
before 10th July 1973, be construed as a reference to the mother of that
(3) Any reference in this Chapter to the national status of the father
of a person at the time of that person's birth, shall, in
relation to a person born after the death of the father
, be construed as a reference to the national status of the
father at the time of the father's
death; and where that death occurred before 10th July
1973 and the birth occurred after 9th July 1973 the national status that the
father would have had if he had died on 10th July 1973 shall be deemed to be
his national status at the time of his death.