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Loss of citizenship by the decision of Polish authorities

In the cases presented in: Loss of Polish citizenship by acquiring citizenship of another country, Loss of Polish citizenship by accepting a public office in a foreign country and Loss of Polish citizenship by entering military service in a foreign country, a Polish citizen lost Polish citizenship by virtue of law (automatically). In accordance with the Polish citizenship regulations, a Polish citizen could be deprived of Polish citizenship also on the basis of the decision of relevant authorities. Deprivation of Polish citizenship was to serve as some sort of a penalty for a certain behaviours of Polish citizens that were against the Polish State. The grounds for Polish citizenship deprivation can be divided into two categories.

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