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The Bahamas Independence Order 1973

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Persons who become citizens on 9th July 1974

4.  Every person who on 9th July 1973 is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies—

(a)having become such a citizen under the British Nationality Act 1948 by virtue of his having been naturalised in the former Colony of the Bahamas Islands before that Act come into force; or

(b)having become such a citizen by virtue of his having been naturalised in the former Colony of the Bahama Islands under that Act,

shall become a citizen of The Bahamas on 9th July 1974, unless, prior to that date, he has in such manner as may be prescribed declared that he does not desire to become a citizen of The Bahamas:

Provided that this section shall not apply to a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies who on 9th July 1973 possesses the citizenship or nationality of some other country.

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