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Practice Note: Family members of EEA nationals: definitions and rights of entry and residence looks at which (EEA and) non-EEA national family members of EEA nationals exercising treaty rights in the UK benefit as of right from EU free movement rights under the Citizens’ Directive 2004/38/EC (‘direct family members’), as transposed in the UK by the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016, SI 2016/1052. These include direct descendants who are under 21 or are dependants of the EEA national or their spouse/partner. Practice Note: Permanent residence: acquisition and loss confirms that a direct family member, who has ‘resided legally’ with the EEA national in the UK for a continuous period of five years, will acquire permanent residence. This means that, during the qualifying period, for any time they are 21 or over, a direct descendant will need to be dependent on the EEA national or their spouse or civil partner, and the EEA national must have been exercising treaty rights (eg as a worker) for the whole of the period. Guidance on what constitutes exercising treaty rights is given in the relevant Practice Notes in the subtopic: Rights of residence of EEA nationals and their family members—overview.
There is a detailed discussion on what constitutes dependency for these purposes in Practice Note: 'Durable relationships' and 'other family members' of EEA nationals: definitions and rights of
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Statutory declaration of solvencyA company enters voluntary liquidation when the members of the company vote to do so by a special resolution. For more information, see Practice Note: What is a members' voluntary liquidation (MVL) and where/when is it typically used?Before the members can vote on a
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You may apply simplified customer due diligence (SDD) measures in relation to particular business relationships or transactions which you determine present a low risk of money laundering or terrorist financing, having taken into account:•your organisation-wide risk assessment—see Practice Note:
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