R (on the application of K, a child, by her litigation friend MT) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Citizenship – United Kingdom citizenship. The scheme of s 50(9A) of the British Nationality Act 1981, as the Secretary of State currently read and applied it breached the claimant's right under art 14, read with art 8, of the European Convention on Human Rights to enjoy equal access to the ability to acquire her biological father's nationality which she would enjoy if her mother had not been married to a man other than her biological father at the time of her birth. Accordingly, the Administrative Court declared that the provision was incompatible with art 14, read with art 8.

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