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Status of Aliens Act 1914

1914 CHAPTER 17 4 and 5 Geo 5

An Act to consolidate and amend the Enactments relating to British Nationality and the Status of Aliens.

[7th August 1914]

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

Part IU.K.

1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1U.K.

Textual Amendments

F1Ss. 1–16, 19–26, 27 (2) repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

Part IIU.K.

2.—9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2U.K.

Textual Amendments

F2Ss. 1–16, 19–26, 27 (2) repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

Part IIIU.K. General

10.—16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3U.K.

Textual Amendments

F3Ss. 1–16, 19–26, 27 (2) repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

Status of AliensU.K.

17 Capacity of alien as to property.U.K.

Real and personal property of every description may be taken, acquired, held and disposed of by an alien in the same manner in all respects as by a . . . F4 British subject; and a title to real and personal property of every description may be derived through, from or in succession to an alien in the same manner in all respects as through, from or in succession to a . . . F4 British subject:

Provided that this section shall not operate so as to—

(1)confer any right on an alien to hold real property situate out of the United Kingdom; or

(2)qualify an alien for any office or for any municipal, parliamentary, or other franchise; or

(3)qualify an alien to be the owner of a British ship; or

(4)entitle an alien to any right or privilege as a British subject, except such rights and privileges in respect of property as are hereby expressly given to him; or

(5)affect any estate or interest in real or personal property to which any person has or may become entitled, either mediately or immediately, in possession or expectancy, in pursuance of any disposition made before the twelfth day of May eighteen hundred and seventy, or in pursuance of any devolution by law on the death of any person dying before that day.

Textual Amendments

18 Trial of alien.U.K.

An alien shall be triable in the same manner as if he were a . . . F5 British subject.

Textual Amendments

19.—24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6U.K.

Textual Amendments

F6Ss. 1–16, 19–26, 27 (2) repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

SupplementalU.K.

25. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F7U.K.

Textual Amendments

F7Ss. 1–16, 19–26, 27 (2) repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8U.K.

Textual Amendments

F8Ss. 1–16, 19–26, 27 (2) repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

27 Definitions.U.K.

(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

  • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9

  • The expression “alien” means a person who is not a British subject:

  • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10

Textual Amendments

F9Definitions repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34(3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

F10Ss. 1–16, 19–26, 27 (2) repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

28† Repeal, short title, and commencement.U.K.

(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11

(2)This Act may be cited as the . . . F12 Status of Aliens Act, 1914.

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2Unreliable marginal note.

SCHEDULES 1—3U.K. . . . F13

Textual Amendments

F13Schs. 1–3 repealed with saving by British Nationality Act 1948 (c. 56), s. 34 (3), Sch. 4 Pt. II

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