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Citizenship is in fact lost when it has renounced the nationality, and its exercise can be suspended by a court decision in cases determined by law. Those who have been suspended in the exercise of citizenship, may apply for their rehabilitation. PARAGRAPH. While the law does not decide another age, citizenship shall be exercised from the age of eighteen. ARTICLE 99. The quality of citizen in exercise is indispensable prior condition to exercise the right to vote, to be elected and to hold public office bearing attached authority or jurisdiction.

CHAPTER III ALIENS ARTICLE 100. Aliens shall enjoy in Colombia the same civil rights that are granted to Colombians. However, the law may, for reasons of public order, make subject to special conditions or deny the exercise of certain civil rights to foreigners. Likewise, foreigners shall enjoy in the territory of the Republic, of the guarantees granted to nationals, except for the limitations established the Constitution or the law. Political rights are reserved to nationals, but the law It may grant aliens resident in Colombia the right to vote in elections and popular consultations of district or municipal character. CHAPTER IV – OF THE TERRITORY ARTICLE 101.

Colombia limits are established in international treaties approved by Congress, duly ratified by the President of the Republic, and those defined by the arbitral awards in which the nation is a party. The limits given in the manner provided by this Constitution may be amended only Treaty approved by Congress, duly ratified by the President of the Republic. They are part of Colombia, in addition to the Mainland, the archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina, the island of Malpelo and other islands, islets, cays, morros and banks that belong to him. They are also part of Colombia, subsoil, the territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the continental shelf, the exclusive economic zone, airspace, segment of the geostationary orbit, spectrum electromagnetic and the space where it acts, in accordance with international law or with the Colombian laws in the absence of international standards.

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