485. Acquisition of British protected person status.

A person born in the United Kingdom or a British overseas territory1 on or after 1 January 19832, who would otherwise be born stateless, is a British protected person if his father or mother or a woman who is treated as his parent3 was a British protected person at the time he was born4. A person born5 outside the United Kingdom and the British overseas territories is entitled, on application6, to be registered as a British protected person if: (1) he is and always has been stateless; and (2) his father, his mother or a woman treated as his