458. Acquisition by registration: special cases.

A number of statutory provisions extended certain entitlements to registration under the previous nationality law for limited periods to enable those satisfying the conditions to register as British overseas territories citizens1, but the periods during which applications for such registration could be made have now expired2.

Those provisions dealt with: (1) registration of certain Commonwealth or Irish citizens who had been ordinarily resident in a British overseas territory for a minimum of five years (and in some cases Crown service, or other relevant service, was treated as ordinary residence in the United Kingdom)