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Tonga Act 1970

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2Consequential modifications of British Nationality Acts.

(1)The British Nationality Acts 1948 to 1965 shall have effect on and after the appointed day as if—

(a)in section 1(3) of the [1948 c. 56.] British Nationality Act 1948 (Commonwealth countries having separate citizenship) there were added at the end the words " and Tonga "; and

(b)in Schedule 2 to the [S.I. 1969 No. 1832.] British Protectorates, Protected States and Protected Persons Order 1969 the entry relating to Tonga were omitted.

(2)Nothing in subsection (1) of this section shall affect the meaning of " protected state " in any law or instrument passed or made before the passing of this Act, not being a law or instrument contained in or made under any of the British Nationality Acts 1948 to 1965.

(3)In accordance with section 3(3) of the [1967 c. 4.] West Indies Act 1967, it is hereby declared that this section extends to all associated states.

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