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ELECTORAL FRANCHISE   169

Naturalization of men.

9.-(1) A man who was not on the 12th day of April, 1917, a British subject, shall not be entitled to be entered on the list and to vote at an election unless he has since become naturalized under section 2 of the Naturalization Act, 1914, or under the Naturalization Act, 1918.

When women to be deemed British subjects.

 

(2) A woman shall be deemed to be a British subject by birth or naturalization within the meaning of this Act, so as to entitle her to vote:

  1. If she was born a British subject and is unmarried or married to a British subject, and has not become a subject of any foreign power or a citizen of any foreign state; or

  2. If she was naturalized in her own right prior to the 12th day of April, 1917, as a British subject, or if she has since become naturalized under section 2 of The Naturalization Act, 1914, or The Naturalization Act, 1918, and has not become a subject of any foreign power or a citizen of any foreign state; or

 

  1. If she has become a British subject by marriage or by the naturalization as a British subject of her parent while she was a minor, and in either case has done nothing to forfeit or lose her status as a British subject, and has obtained a certificate (form 3) under the signature of a judge of the Supreme Court or of a county or district court, and the seal of the court, or in territory without


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