46Children born outside UK etc. to members of the armed forcesE+W+S+N.I.
After section 4C of the British Nationality Act 1981 (c. 61) insert—
“4DAcquisition by registration: children of members of the armed forces
(1)A person (“P”) born outside the United Kingdom and the qualifying territories on or after the relevant day is entitled to be registered as a British citizen if—
(a)an application is made for P's registration under this section; and
(b)each of the following conditions is satisfied.
(2)The first condition is that, at the time of P's birth, P's father or mother was—
(a)a member of the armed forces; and
(b)serving outside the United Kingdom and the qualifying territories.
(3)The second condition is that, if P is a minor on the date of the application, the consent of P's father and mother to P's registration as a British citizen has been signified in the prescribed manner.
(4)But if P's father or mother has died on or before the date of the application, the reference in subsection (3) to P's father and mother is to be read as a reference to either of them.
(5)The Secretary of State may, in the special circumstances of a particular case, waive the need for the second condition to be satisfied.
(6)The relevant day for the purposes of this section is the day appointed for the commencement of section 46 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 (which inserted this section).”