404. General power to make regulations and Orders in Council.

404.     General power to make regulations and Orders in Council.

The Secretary of State1 may by regulations make provision generally for carrying into effect the purposes of the British Nationality Act 19812. In particular, provision may be made:

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    (1)     for prescribing anything which under the Act is to be prescribed3;

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    (2)     for prescribing the manner in which, and the persons to and by whom, applications for registration or naturalisation may or must be made4;

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    (3)     requiring an application for registration or naturalisation of a person as a British citizen to be accompanied by biometric information, or enabling