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Who does this 'sian' refer to?

In a subclause si always refers to the subject of that clause (see PMEG), here to the boy. If you want to refer to the main clause, you can use li like Joop Eggen suggests or alternatively tiu to ...
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Who does this 'sian' refer to?

Kiam li falis, la knabo ŝiris sian ĉemizon. The boy ripped/tore his own shirt, grammatically. It could very well be that li refers to la knabo. To disambiguate that: Kiam la viro falis, la knabo ...
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