430. Automatic acquisition on 21 May 2002 under transitional arrangements.

In general, any person who was a British overseas territories citizen1 immediately before 21 May 20022 became a British citizen on that date3. This does not apply, however, to a person who is a British overseas territories citizen by virtue only of a connection with the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia4.

A person who:


    (1)     was born on or after 26 April 1969 and before 1 January 1983