British Overseas Territories Act 2002

Registration of minorsE+W+S+N.I.

3(1)Section 3 of that Act (acquisition by registration: minors) is amended as follows; but nothing in this paragraph affects the operation of that section in relation to persons born before the commencement of this Schedule.

(2)In subsection (2) (registration of persons born outside United Kingdom), after “outside the United Kingdom” insert “ and the qualifying territories ”.

(3)In subsection (3)(c) (requirements in case of infants)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (i), after “United Kingdom” insert “ or a qualifying territory ”, and

(b)in sub-paragraph (ii), after “United Kingdom” insert “ and the qualifying territories ”.

(4)In subsection (5) (requirements in case of minors)—

(a)after “outside the United Kingdom” insert “ and the qualifying territories ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), after “in the United Kingdom” insert “ or a qualifying territory ” and after “from the United Kingdom” insert “ and the qualifying territories ”.