16 Acquisition by descent
(1)A person born outside the dependent territories after commencement shall be a British Dependent Territories citizen if at the time of the birth his father or mother—
(a)is such a citizen otherwise than by descent; or
(b)is such a citizen and is serving outside the dependent territories in service to which this paragraph applies, his or her recruitment for that service having taken place in a dependent territory.
(2)Paragraph (b) of subsection (1) applies to—
(a)Crown Service under the government of a dependent territory; and
(b)service of any description for the time being designated under subsection (3).
(3)For the purposes of this section the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument designate any description of service which he considers to be closely associated with the activities outside the dependent territories of the government of any dependent territory.
(4)Any order made under subsection (3) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament
Table 2 : Child born on or after 1 January 1983
(b) If child was born outside Hong Kong - child's birth certificate showing parents' names, plus : if mother was born in Hong Kong, her birth certificate; if father was born in Hong Kong, his birth certificate and marriage certificate.