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Foreign Countries with ETJ
As part of the extent of the control over its Empire, the British Crown exercised Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) over several territories.
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At various times, the United Kingdom had the treaty rights that affected nationality with the following countries:
- Bougainville (part of Papua New Guinea)
- Buka (part of Papua New Guinea)
- Aegean Islands, Crete, Dodecanese Islands, Epirus, Macedonia, Thessaly and Western Thrace (all now part of Greece)
- Kamaran (now part of Yemen)
- Morocco French Zone, Morocco Spanish Zone, Morocco Tangier Zone (now all part of Morocco)
- Muscat and Oman (now Oman)
- New Guinea (now part of Papua New Guinea)
- North Korea
- Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
- South West Africa (now Namibia)