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(1)Pursuant to section 1, British Dependent Territories citizenship is renamed “British overseas territories citizenship”; and a person having that citizenship is a “British overseas territories citizen”.
(2)Accordingly, in the British Nationality Act 1981 (c. 61)—
(a)for “British Dependent Territories citizenship”, wherever occurring, substitute “ British overseas territories citizenship ”, and
(b)for “British Dependent Territories citizen” (or “British Dependent Territories citizens”), wherever occurring, substitute “ British overseas territories citizen ”(or “ British overseas territories citizens”).
(3)In any other enactment passed or made before the commencement of this section (including an enactment comprised in subordinate legislation), any reference to British Dependent Territories citizenship, or a British Dependent Territories citizen, shall be read as a reference to British overseas territories citizenship, or a British overseas territories citizen.
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