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patrial

(in Britain formerly) a person having by statute the right of abode in the United Kingdom, and so not subject to immigration control
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Rather than determining an ideal function in a static environment, governmental procedures must be open to aleatory events, and capable of managing them: the visa system, residency requirements, patriality are all examples of such procedures.
The 1981 British Nationality Act went even further, abolishing "the unqualified right of entry for anyone who could not claim patriality, which meant, effectively, that the majority of black Commonwealth citizens lost their rights while the majority of white Commonwealth citizens retained theirs.