acquired allegiance


acquired allegiance
Acquired allegiance, is that binding a naturalized citizen. Local or actual allegiance, is that measure of obedience due from a subject of one government to another government, within whose territory he is temporarily resident. From this are excepted foreign sovereigns and their representatives, naval and armed forces when permitted to remain in or pass through the country or its waters.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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