HL Deb 09 February 2005 vol 669 cc115-6WA
Lord Avebury

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 16 November 2004 (WA 134) on minors with Indian nationality, whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the correspondence from Indian authorities which states that an Indian minor who acquires British Dependent Territories citizenship by registration does not lose Indian nationality as a consequence, as set out in paragraph 7.1 of Annex H to Chapter 14 of the Home Office Nationality Instructions. [HL1094]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Paragraph 11(2) of the press release issued on 20 March 1998 by the Consulate General of India in Hong Kong in response to a request for clarification by the British High Commission in New Delhi makes clear the position of the Government of India on this question.

A copy of this press release was placed in the Library of the House on 27 October 2004.