38. Requirements relating to persons with British citizenship and related statuses.

A British citizen1 does not require leave to enter the United Kingdom2, since he has the right of abode3. However, a British citizen must prove that he has the right of abode by producing either a United Kingdom passport4 describing him as a British citizen, a British overseas territories citizen or a British overseas citizen5 having the right of abode in the United Kingdom, or a certificate of entitlement duly issued by or on behalf of the government certifying that he has such a right of abode6. A Commonwealth citizen who is not a British citizen but has the