British Nationality Act 1730

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1730 c. 21
Year1730
Anno Regni G E O R G I I II. quarto. An Act to explain a Clause in an Act made in the seventh Year of the Reign of her late Majesty QueenAnne, For naturalizing Foreign Protestants , which relates to the Children of the natural-born Subjects of the Crown of England , or of Great Britain .

(4 Geo. 2) C A P. XXI.

'WHEREAS by an Actof Parliament made in the seventh Year of the Reign of her late Majesty Queen Anne , intituled,An Act for naturalizing of foreign Protestants , it is, amongst other Things, enacted, That the Children of all natural-born Subjects, born out of the Ligeance of her said late Majesty, her Heirs and Successors, should be deemed, adjudged and taken to be natural-born Subjectsof this Kingdom to all Intents, Constructions and Purposes whatsoever: And whereas in the tenth Year of her said late Majesty's Reign another Act was made and passed to repeal the said Act (except what related to the Children of her Majesty's natural-born Subjects, born out of her Majesty's Allegiance:) And whereas some Doubts have arisen upon the Construction of the said recited Clause in the said Act of the seventh Year of her late Majesty's Reign:' Now for the explaining the said recited Clause in the said Act, relating to Children of natural-born Subjects, and to prevent any Disputes touching the true Intent and Meaning thereof, May it please your most Excellent Majesty that it may be declared and enacted, and be it declared and enacted by the King'smost Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and the Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That all Children born out of the Ligeance of the Crown ofEngland , or of Great Britain , or which shall hereafter be born out of such Ligeance, whose Fathers were or shall be natural-born Subjects of the Crown of England , or of Great Britain , at the Time of the Birth of such Children respectively, shall and may, by virtue of the said recited Clause in the said Act of the seventh Year of the Reign of her said late Majesty, and of this present Act, be adjudged and taken to be, and all such Children are hereby declared to be natural-born Subjects of the Crown ofGreat Britain , to all Intents, Constructions and Purposes whatsoever.

S-II Children of Parents attainted of Treason,

II Children of Parents attainted of Treason,

II. Provided always, and be it further enacted and declared by the Authority aforesaid, That nothing in the...

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