British overseas citizenship may be acquired automatically1 either by operation of law or by birth.
Any person who immediately before 1 January 19832 was a citizen of the United Kingdom and colonies3, and who did not on that day become either a British citizen4 or a British overseas territories citizen5, became on that day a British overseas citizen6.
British overseas citizenship can be acquired at birth only by persons who would otherwise be born stateless7. Such a person will be a British overseas citizen by birth if he is born on or after 1 January 1983 in the United Kingdom or
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