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(1)Any person who, immediately before the commencement of this section, is a British overseas territories citizen shall, on the commencement of this section, become a British citizen.
(2)Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is a British overseas territories citizen by virtue only of a connection with the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia.
(3)A person who is a British citizen by virtue of this section is a British citizen by descent for the purposes of the British Nationality Act 1981 if, and only if—
(a)he was a British overseas territories citizen by descent immediately before the commencement of this section, and
(b)if at that time he was a British citizen as well as a British overseas territories citizen, he was a British citizen by descent.
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