right of abode


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right of abode

the right freely to live in and come and go from the UK without let or hindrance. See BRITISH CITIZEN, CERTIFICATE OF ENTITLEMENT.
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As a resident, Lolo Tony has the Right of Abode, a pension when he turns 65, free medical services, and other benefits given to locals.
A nominee for the geographical constituency by-election must be a Chinese citizen who is a Hong Kong permanent resident with no right of abode in a foreign country.
BN(O)s do not automatically confer right of abode in the United Kingdom, but holders can visit visa-free for six months and are entitled to British consular protection.
Any person born before January 1, 1983 is a British citizen if he or she was both a citizen of the UK, or Colonies, and had the right of abode in the UK.
Meanwhile, I wait for my European Health Insurance Card, Photo Drivers licence and more besides, as my wife waits for her Certificate of Right of Abode.
He added that, as they no longer have a right of abode in the UK, "the only remedy is to leave the country and appeal from abroad".
This could be a passport, right of abode certificate, or alternative documents.
The Inspector General of police, Pieng Deng Kuol, said the requirement for foreigners to be rented a house would be valid documents like a passport, or a combination of birth certificate, national insurance number and naturalisation certificate or right of abode certificate businesses that fail to implement the directive will have their licences revoked according to the interior minister.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong's top court on Tuesday began hearing a challenge to the right of abode law in a long-running case that could pave the way for thousands of foreign maids to claim residency in the city.
VISAS ETC: If you are a British Citizen or a British Subject with Right of Abode in the UK, you do not need a visa to enter Spain.
Since the handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997, Ho has staged a long fight for the right of abode in Hong Kong for residents' children who were born on the mainland.