470. Access to British citizenship.

470.     Access to British citizenship.

There are several means by which a British overseas citizen may be able to acquire British citizenship1 by registration. Firstly, a British overseas citizen is entitled2, on application3, to be registered as a British citizen if he satisfies the statutory requirements as to residence in the United Kingdom4. Secondly, the Secretary of State5 may, if he thinks fit, register as a British citizen any British overseas citizen who has at any time served in specified Crown service in a British overseas territory6. Thirdly, a