本帖最后由 smallbeebee 于 2011-2-15 02:51 编辑
cindy_sun1982 发表于 2011-2-15 00:27
英文原文 If you were born outside the United Kingdom on or after 1 January 1983
This section also applies to you if you were born outside a qualifying territory on or after 21 May 2002 and had a parent who was a British citizen.
Whether or not you are a British citizen depends on the type of citizenship your parents had. This may be British citizenship by descent or otherwise than by descent.
British citizenship may descend to one generation born abroad. So if you were born outside the United Kingdom or qualifying territory and one of your parents was a British citizen otherwise than by descent, you are a British citizen by descen
t. If you were born before 1 July 2006 you may not qualify if your parents were not married at the time of your birth.
However, you are a British citizen otherwise than by descent if at the time of your birth one of your parents was a British citizen in Crown service, designated service, or service of a European Community institution and he/she was recruited to that service:
* in the United Kingdom;
* in the United Kingdom or a qualifying territory (if you were born on or after 21 May 2002); or
* in the European Community (for service with a European Community institution).
If you were born outside the United Kingdom or qualifying territory and your parents were British citizens by descent, you are not a British citizen. However, you may be able to apply to register as a British citizen (see registration of a child