The purpose of this summary is to describe the law applicable to EU nationals[1] residing in the UK, or who arrive in the UK, after the end of the Brexit transition period. The position is stated on the basis of the law (including domestic primary and secondary legislation as well as retained EU law) and the stated intentions of the Government as at 22 December 2020. This summary does not attempt to address every scenario and should not be taken to constitute legal advice: it is an attempt to summarise the position on the basis of the legislative provisions that have been adopted or proposed to date, and Government policy statements.

[1] Save where indicated otherwise, this includes nationals of EEA states and Switzerland, and the family members of EU, EEA and Swiss nationals, to the extent that they have or would have had a right of residence under EU law by reason of their relationship.

Law That Applies to EU Nationals on IP completion day 22.12.20
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Law That Applies to EU Nationals on IP completion day 22.12.20
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