STATUS OF THE ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES
Up until 31.12.1948, this territory came within the British Crown Dominions.
Between 01.01.1949 and 02.03.1962, the territory fell within the UK and Colonies as part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies.
From 03.03.1962 until 31.12.1982, the territory came within the UK and Colonies as the British Antarctic Territory.
Click here for more information on the status of Citizen of the United Kingdom & Colonies (CUKC), a status achieved by birth in the Colony.
From that date until the present, it is a British Dependent Territory.
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