I. The Reich Citizenship Law of September 15, 1935
The Reichstag has unanimously adopted the following law, which is herewith promulgated.
(1) A subject of the State is a person who belongs to the protective union of the German Reich, and who therefore has particular obligations towards the Reich.
(2) The status of subject is acquired in accordance with the provisions of the Reich and State Law of Citizenship.
(1) A citizen of the Reich is only that subject who is of German or kindred blood and who, through his conduct, shows that he is both willing and able to faithfully serve the German people and Reich.
(2) The right to citizenship is acquired by the granting of Reich citizenship papers.
(3) Only the citizen of the Reich enjoys full political rights in accordance with the provision of the law.
The Reich Minister of the Interior in conjunction with the Deputy of the Führer will issue the necessary legal and administrative decrees for implementing and supplementing this law.
Nuremberg, September 15, 1935
The Führer and Reich Chancellor
The Reich Minister of the Interior