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  Border & Immigration Agency | BN3 - British subject status
British subjects cannot normally pass on their status to their children who were born on or after 1 January 1983.
These are women who registered as British subjects on the basis of their marriage to a man who was either a British subject without citizenship or a British subject who had made a claim under section 2 of the British Nationality Act 1948.
The law covering British subject status is in the British Nationality Act 1981 and the Regulations made under it and in the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk /applying/nationality/advice/bn3   (1621 words)

  
  Alien - LoveToKnow 1911
English law, save with the special exceptions mentioned, admits to the character of subjects all who are born within the king's allegiance, that is, speaking generally, within the British dominions.
A child born abroad, whose father or whose grandfather on the father's side was a British subject, may claim the same character unless at the time of his birth his father was an attainted traitor, or in the service of a state engaged in war against the British empire (4th Geo.
Such a certificate may be granted by the secretary of state to one naturalized previously to the passing of the act, or to a British subject as to whose nationality a doubt exists, or to a statutory alien, i.e.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Alien   (560 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/British subject
Prior to 1 January 1949, the term "British subject" in British nationality law was used to describe any person who owed allegiance to the British Crown, wherever he was born in the British Commonwealth and Empire.
In Australia, the status of British subject in Australian law was retained until it was removed by provisions of the Australian Citizenship Amendment Act 1984 which came into force on 1 May 1987.
British subjects who hold no other citizenship or nationality, and have not lost or renounced any other citizenship or nationality after 4 July 2002 (whether voluntarily or otherwise) may apply to be registered as British citizens.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/British_subject   (1374 words)

  
 British Nationality Law British High Commission, Ottawa
The status of British subject implied allegiance to the Crown.
A British woman marrying an alien lost her British subject status atuomatically on marriage, before 1933 whether or not she acquired her husband's citizenship; from that date onwards she lost it only if she acquired the nationality of her husband.
The United Kingdom legislation, the British Nationality Act 1948, created the status of British subject: Citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies (BS/CUKC) for all those whose connection was with the United Kingdom itself or with a place which, on 1 January 1949, was still a colony.
www.britishhighcommission.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1107296951609   (461 words)

  
 Passports: 4 May 2004: Written answers (TheyWorkForYou.com)
The British Nationality Status of Aliens Act 1914 determined in law that all persons born in the United Kingdom and Crown's dominions would hold the status of British subject.
All British passports are issued in the same format and are only distinguishable by the status shown on the personal details page, or in some cases where the passport holder is not a European national for passport purposes by the absence of "European Union" on the front cover.
Individuals holding "British Subject" passports may be required by the immigration laws of the receiving country to obtain visas prior to travel.
www.theyworkforyou.com /wrans/?id=2004-05-04a.110.9   (474 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
However, citizens of Éire did not cease to be British subjects in British law until the coming into force of the British Nationality Act 1948 on 1 January 1949.
British subject status, as distinct from citizenship of the UK & Colonies, was not transmissible by descent.
Unlike other British subject passports, the passports of British subjects with the right of abode are marked "European Union", as their holders are European citizens.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=British_nationality_and_the_Republic_of_Ireland   (1261 words)

  
 CBC News - Viewpoint: Larry Zolf
In the summer of 1934 I was born a British subject in the city of Winnipeg.
Diefenbaker's vociferous stance as a British subject was his way of assuring English Canada that he was not an alien, that he was more English than the English.
As each bit of British heritage was chipped away, the Anglos of Canada felt they were losing a vital part of their heritage; they felt they were willy-nilly being forced into becoming Americans.
www.cbc.ca /news/viewpoint/vp_zolf/20020408.html   (1089 words)

  
 FROM CUBA / British subject dies in Cuba under mysterious circumstances / Grupo Decoro - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet ...
FROM CUBA / British subject dies in Cuba under mysterious circumstances / Grupo Decoro - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
HAVANA, January 11 (Caridad Cristina Alvarez, Grupo Decoro / www.cubanet.org) - Steve White, a British subject teaching English in Cuba, died January 8 at the intensive care unit of Calixto García hospital with a fractured skull.
White was reportedly found unconscious the night of December 29 near the El Rápido cafeteria, at the corner of Infanta and Carlos III Streets, in central Havana.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y02/jan02/15e1.htm   (219 words)

  
 Background to British nationality law British High Commission, Nigeria
Before 1933, a British woman marrying an alien lost her British subject status automatically on marriage, whether or not she acquired her husband's citizenship; from that date onwards she lost it only if she acquired the nationality of her husband.
British citizenship for those persons who had the right of abode in the United Kingdom (as defined in Section 2 of the Immigration Act 1971);
The term "Commonwealth citizen" no longer has the same meaning as "British subject" although persons connected with the Republic of Ireland, India or Pakistan who were British subjects under the 1948 Act (see paragraph 5 above) retain that status under the 1981 Act.
www.britishhighcommission.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1107298156418   (761 words)

  
 British Airways Credit Card : Credit Card Expert
The British Airways credit card is provided by American Express, one of the largest financial institutions in the world, and widely accepted throughout most countries.
The British Airway credit card is ideal if your an existing member of the BA Executive Club loyalty program or you are a traveler looking to make the most of a reward based credit card.
The BA scheme is one of the best and at 1.5 miles per £1 spent the average person can easily build up a useful amount of miles to get some good benefits.
www.creditcardexpert.co.uk /british-airways-credit-card.htm   (302 words)

  
 The British Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1991
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These Regulations amend the British Nationality (Fees) Regulations 1984 so as to increase from 1st March 1991 certain fees payable in Great Britain and Northern Ireland in connection with British citizenship, British Dependent Territories citizenship, British Overseas citizenship and British subject status under the British Nationality Act 1981.
The fee payable in respect of an application for registration as a citizen or British subject (except under section 5) is increased from £10 to £60, while the fee payable in respect of such registration itself is reduced from £50 to £25.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1991/Uksi_19910183_en_1.htm   (700 words)

  
 british passport
There has been no change in Canadian visa policy on British passports; however, all travel documents are now scrutinized more carefully.
Airlines who do not ensure that passengers carry the correct travel documents and visas are assessed administration fees.
Refer to the following information about British passports to help determine whether you need to apply for a visa.
www.canada.org.uk /visa-info/visitor/e_brit.htm   (122 words)

  
 UNHCR - Great Britain: Information on the right to protection of a person holding a "British Subject" ...
UNHCR - Great Britain: Information on the right to protection of a person holding a "British Subject" passport, and information on the meaning of the phrase "Holder is subject to control under the Immigration Act 1971" written in a passport
It is difficult to provide information on the rights of a person holding a "British Subject" passport without having additional information specific to the contents of the passport, including whether the passport states only "British Subject", or for example, "British Subject and United Kingdom Citizen".
If the passport states that the bearer is subject to control under the Immigration Act, then the bearer does not have the right of abode in the UK and cannot return to the UK "as and when they please."
www.unhcr.org /home/RSDCOI/3ae6acbd40.html   (269 words)

  
 Mary L. Cox. Narrative of Dimmock Charlton, a British Subject, Taken from the Brig "Peacock" by the U.S. Sloop ...
The subject of it is a venerable and intelligent native African, recently arrived here from Savannah, Georgia, where he was known as DIMMOCK CHARLTON, and served more than forty years as the slave of various parties, while he claims to have been a British subject, and entitled to British protection.
To look at the subject in any other light would have been were magnanimity and gratuitous generosity in Robinson; and he, probably, is not a man who permits himself to be carried away by such enthusiastic impulses.
Miss Kerr, moreover, in her testimony before Judge Robertson, in the case of the child Ellen, said, she had long known that Dimmock claimed to be a British subject, and to have been taken a prisoner of war in the brig Peacock, and she believed it to be true.
docsouth.unc.edu /neh/cox/cox.html   (7147 words)

  
 Coventry Law Centre : Immigration advice : Information leaflets : British subject status
Your child may be entitled to registration as a British subject if he or she goes to live in the United Kingdom or a British overseas territory for three years.
A British subject without citizenship was a person who was a British subject on 31 December 1948 but who did not become a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies, a citizen of a Commonwealth country, a citizen of Pakistan or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland.
These are women who were registered as British subjects on the basis of their marriage to a man who was a British subject without citizenship, or a British subject who had made a claim under Section 2 of the British Nationality Act 1948.
www.covlaw.org.uk /immigration/leaflets/leaflet5.html   (1182 words)

  
 definition of subject
Specifically: One who is under the authority of a ruler and is governed by his laws; one who owes allegiance to a sovereign or a sovereign state; as, a subject of Queen Victoria; a British subject; a subject of the United States.
That of which anything is affirmed or predicated; the theme of a proposition or discourse; that which is spoken of; as, the nominative case is the subject of the verb.
To cause to undergo; as, to subject a substance to a white heat; to subject a person to a rigid test.
www.brainydictionary.com /words/su/subject225344.html   (335 words)

  
 Nationality And Passports: British Nationality - The Irish Dimension
The British Nationality Act 1948 created a citizenship of the UK and Colonies for those people who had a link to the UK (as it was in 1948) and the colonies which were British at the time.
A British subject is a person who owes allegiance to the Queen but does not have a particular connection to the UK as it is today, whereas a British citizen does.
If you obtained a British passport on or after 1 January 1949, you would have had to declare yourself to have remained a British subject (however if your last British passport was issued before that date, this would not apply).
www.reform.org /TheReformMovement_files/article_files/Treaties/citizenship.htm   (3243 words)

  
 Subject
In politics a subject is a person who is subordinate to the rule of a monarch or state (example: British subject).
In philosophy, a subject is a being which has experiences or a relationship with another entity (or "object").
In literature and art, subject is the content of a piece or work, as opposed to the structure or techniques.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/su/subject.html   (160 words)

  
 Locating British Documents Subject Guide
Is some cases it may be necessary to use a more detailed subject index to first identify a paper on your topic and then trace the paper's location in the IUP using the Checklist.
Cites to this set are by regnal year which requires a good knowledge of the history of the British royalty or a chart showing the regnal years.
This is a comprehensive index to British treaties covering not only the contents of the Treaty Series of the Sessional Papers but also the contents of numerous other sources.
www.libs.uga.edu /researchcentral/subjectguides/britdoc.html   (4245 words)

  
 RN1 Renunciation of British Citizenship
This guide and the application form RN1 are for British citizens, British Overseas citizens and British subjects who wish to renounce their citizenship or status.
A British subject would have lost that status on acquiring another citizenship or nationality unless he or she was a British subject under section 31 of the Act (former citizens of Eire who were British subjects before 1949).
A person who renounces British citizenship has a right (once only) to resume that citizenship if the renunciation was necessary to enable him or her to keep or obtain some other citizenship.
bhc.britaus.net /passports/passportsdefault.asp?id=374   (1144 words)

  
 BRITISH TREATY, MARCH 26TH, 1846
No British subject accused of any crime whatever shall be judged otherwise than by a jury composed of native or foreign residents, proposed the British Consul and accepted by the Government of the Sandwich Islands.
The desertion of seamen embarked on board of British vessels shall be severely repressed by the local authorities; who shall employ all the means at their disposal to arrest deserters; and all reasonable expenses of capture shall be defrayed by the captains and owners of the said vessels.
British merchandise or goods recognized as coming from the British dominions, shall not be prohibited, nor shall they be subject to an import duty higher than five per cent ad valorem.
www.pixi.com /~kingdom/british1846.html   (320 words)

  
 British Citizens Subject To Curfews, Tagging Under New Terror Powers
British officials proposed sweeping new powers yesterday to control and monitor suspected terrorists without charge or trial, including house arrests, electronic tagging and curfews.
The measures were designed to address legal challenges to a post-Sept. 11, 2001, law under which the government has kept 11 foreign nationals imprisoned without charges for up to three years for allegedly posing a threat to national security.
"Millions of British subjects have sacrificed their lives in defense of the nation's liberties, and it would be a sad paradox if we were to sacrifice the nation's liberty in defense of our own lives today," he told the Commons.
www.infowars.com /articles/ps/uk_new_terror_powers_curfews_tagging.htm   (1200 words)

  
 Marriage in the Philippines British Embassy, Manila
British immigration law requires a person seeking entry to the United Kingdom for settlement as the spouse of a British subject to hold a current entry clearance (visa) granted for that purpose.
If you are a British Citizen and wish to marry in the Philippines, the local authorities require that you produce a document from this Embassy to the effect that you are free to marry.
British citizens are advised to have no dealings with unlawful agencies in Manila such as pen friend clubs or ‘friendship clubs’ whose aim directly or indirectly may be to introduce Filipino women for the purpose of Marriage
www.britishembassy.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1038489367803   (2027 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands Financial Overview
The British Virgin Islands (or BVI) is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom consisting of roughly 50 small islands in the Caribbean of which around 16 are inhabited.
For a vessel to qualify to be flagged under the British flag, the owner of the vessel must be either a British subject or a British entity.
The British monarch is the head of state represented by a UK-appointed governor who is responsible for the courts, the public service, the police, and foreign affairs.
www.sovereignsociety.com /offshore1644.html   (1468 words)

  
 subject from Online Medical Dictionary
Specifically: One who is under the authority of a ruler and is governed by his laws; one who owes allegiance to a sovereign or a sovereign state; as, a subject of Queen Victoria; a British subject; a subject of the United States.
That which is subjected, or submitted to, any physical operation or process; specifically, a dead body used for the purpose of dissection.
That of which anything is affirmed or predicated; the theme of a proposition or discourse; that which is spoken of; as, the nominative case is the subject of the verb.
cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk /cgi-bin/omd?subject   (447 words)

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