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Mauritian woman and 19 other Mauritian women v Mauritius, Merits, Communication No 35/1978, UN Doc CCPR/C/12/D/35/1978, IHRL 2577 (UNHRC 1981), 9th April 1981, United Nations [UN]; Human Rights Committee [CCPR]

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Whether the enactment of domestic legislation which required the foreign husband of a female citizen, but not the foreign wife of a male citizen, to apply for a residence permit and be subject to the possibility of deportation, was contrary to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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