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PART 4U.K.Nationality

CHAPTER 1U.K.Amendment of primary legislation

Amendment of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009U.K.

79.—(1) The Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 F1 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 39(2) (application requirements general), in paragraph 1(2) inserted into Schedule 1 to the British Nationality Act 1981 (“the 1981 Act”), in paragraph (d)—

(a)for “a qualifying CTA entitlement” substitute “ the relevant status as an Irish citizen ”;

(b)omit “or a permanent EEA entitlement”.

(3) In section 39(11), in paragraph 2A(1) inserted into Schedule 1 to the 1981 Act—

(a)for paragraph (d) substitute—

(d)the relevant status as an Irish citizen, or;

(b)omit paragraph (f).

(4) In section 40(3)(application requirements: family members general), in paragraph 3(2)(d)(ii) inserted into Schedule 1 to the 1981 Act for “a qualifying CTA entitlement” substitute “ the relevant status as an Irish citizen ”.

(5) In section 40(5), in paragraph 4A(1) inserted into Schedule 1 to the 1981 Act, for paragraph (d) substitute—

(d)the relevant status as an Irish citizen; or.

(6) In section 49(3), in paragraph 11 inserted into Schedule 1 to the 1981 Act—

(a)for sub-paragraph (5) substitute—

(5) A person has the relevant status as an Irish citizen if the person is an Irish citizen who does not require leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom (see section 3ZA of the Immigration Act 1971).;

(b)omit sub-paragraphs (7) and (8).

Commencement Information

I1Reg. 79 not in force at made date, see reg. 1

I2Reg. 79 in force at 31.12.2020, see reg. 1(2) and S.I. 2020/1279, reg. 4(c)