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Statutory Instrument 1990 No. 28

The British Citizenship (Designated Service) (Amendment) Order 1990

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1990 No. 28

BRITISH NATIONALITY

The British Citizenship (Designated Service) (Amendment) Order 1990

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Made9th January 1990
Laid before Parliament18th January 1990
Coming into force16th February 1990

    Whereas I consider service under the European Patent Office to be closely associated with the activities outside the United Kingdom of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom;
    Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 2(3) of the British Nationality Act 1981[1], I hereby make the following Order:
        1.    This Order may be cited as the British Citizenship (Designated Service) (Amendment) Order 1990 and shall come into force on 16th February 1990.
        2.    In the Schedule to the British Citizenship (Designated Service) Order 1982[2] (which specifies descriptions of service designated for the purposes of section 2 of the British Nationality Act 1981) after paragraph 13 there shall be inserted the following paragraph-
            "14.    Service under the European Patent Office.".



David Waddington

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State
Home Office

9th January 1990






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    Section 2 of the British Nationality Act 1981 includes provision that a person born outside the United Kingdom after commencement of the Act is a British citizen if at the time of the birth his father or mother is a British citizen and is serving outside the United Kingdom in service designated by the Secretary of State, recruitment for that service having taken place in the United Kingdom. Various types of service are designated for the purposes of this provision by the British Citizenship (Designated Service) Order 1982.
    This Order amends that Order so as to include service under the European Patent Office in the types of service so designated.



ISBN 0 11 003028 1




Notes:

[1] 1981 c. 61.

[2] S.I. 1982/1004, amended by S.I. 1982/1709, 1984/1776, 1987/611.

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