452. Automatic acquisition on 1 January 1983 under transitional arrangements.

452.     Automatic acquisition on 1 January 1983 under transitional arrangements.

A person who on 31 December 19821 was a citizen of the United Kingdom and colonies2, and who satisfied one of a number of conditions connecting him with a British overseas territory3, became a British overseas territories citizen4 on 1 January 19835. The conditions were as follows, namely that:

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    (1)     he acquired his citizenship of the United Kingdom and colonies by birth, naturalisation6 or registration in a British overseas territory7;

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    (2)     at the time of his birth one of his parents8 was a citizen of the United