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The UK’s decision to extend residence rights for British Nationals (Overseas) citizens in Hong Kong—updated

Published on: 24 November 2020
Published by: LexisNexis
  • The UK’s decision to extend residence rights for British Nationals (Overseas) citizens in Hong Kong—updated
  • What is a British Nationals (Overseas) (BN(O))?
  • What was the background to this announcement?
  • What has been announced and what are the implications?
  • Hong Kong BN(O) Visa
  • Application Process
  • Leave Outside the Rules

Article summary

Immigration analysis: The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced that the government will be implementing new arrangements for British Nationals (Overseas) (BN(O)s) in Hong Kong following the Chinese Government’s imposition of a national security law on the country in breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration. Kelly Whiter, partner at Fladgate LLP, addresses the legal implications of the UK’s decision, including details of the ‘Hong Kong BN(O) Visa’ route. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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