British Nationality Act 1772
The British Nationality Act 1772 (13 Geo. 3 c. 21) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain was a British nationality law which made general provision allowing natural-born allegiance (citizenship) to be assumed if the father alone were British.
The Act was repealed by the British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act 1914.
- The short title conferred by the Short Titles Act 1896, s. 1
- The Short Titles Act 1896, s. 2(1) & Sch. 2