British Citizenship (Designated Service) (Amendment) Order 1994

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1994/556

1994 No. 556

BRITISH NATIONALITY

The British Citizenship (Designated Service) (Amendment) Order 1994

Made 5th March 1994

Laid before Parliament 11th March 1994

Coming into force 1st April 1994

Whereas I consider service under the Customs Co—operation Council, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council to be closely associated with the activities outside the United Kingdom of Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 2(3) of the British Nationality Act 19811, I hereby make the following Order:

S-1 This Order may be cited as the British Citizenship (Designated...

1. This Order may be cited as the British Citizenship (Designated Service) (Amendment) Order 1994 and shall come into force on 1st April 1994.

S-2 In the Schedule to the British Citizenship (Designated Service)...

2. In the Schedule to the British Citizenship (Designated Service) Order 19822(which specifies descriptions of service designated for the purposes of section 2 of the British Nationality Act 1981)

(a) paragraphs 10 and 12 shall be deleted;

(b) in paragraph 13 the words “10” and “12” shall be deleted; and the words “16 to 18” inserted after the words “11 and”; and

(c) after paragraph 14 there shall be inserted—

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15. Service under the Customs Co—operation Council.

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16. Service under the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

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17. Service under the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

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18. Service under the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council.”.

Michael Howard

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

5th March 1994

(This note is not part of the Order)

Section 2 of the British Nationality Act 1981 provides that a person born outside the United Kingdom after commencement of the Act is a British citizen if at the time of the birth his father or mother is a British citizen and is serving outside the United Kingdom in service designated by the Secretary of State, recruitment for that service having taken place in the United Kingdom. Various types of service are designated for the purposes of this provision by the British Citizenship (Designated Service) Order 1982.

This Order amends that Order so as to include, in the types of service...

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