A British national (overseas) who ceased at any time before 1 July 1997 to be a British overseas territories citizen1 ceased at the same time to be a British national (overseas)2.
A British national (overseas)3 of full age and capacity4 may renounce his citizenship by declaration, upon registration of which he ceases to be a British overseas citizen5. However, the person must have or be about to acquire some other citizenship or nationality6. The Secretary of State7 must be satisfied on this point; and even if the declaration is registered, should the renouncer not acquire some such other citizenship within
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and millions of others like it, sign-in to LexisLibrary or register for a free trial.
EXISTING USER? SIGN IN
TAKE A FREE TRIAL
0330 161 1234