Citation, commencement, extent and interpretation
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Hong Kong (British Nationality) Order 1986 and shall come into operation on 1st July 1987.
(2) This Order extends to Northern Ireland.
(3) This Order extends to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and to all dependent territories.
(4) Section 50 of the British Nationality Act 1981 (interpretation) shall apply to the interpretation of this Order as it applies to the interpretation of that Act.