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Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982

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44Persons deemed to be domiciled in the United Kingdom for certain purposes

(1)This section applies to—

(a)proceedings within Section 3 of Title II of the 1968 Convention (insurance contracts), and

(b)proceedings within Section 4 of that Title (consumer contracts).

(2)A person who, for the purposes of proceedings to which this section applies arising out of the operations of a branch, agency or other establishment in the United Kingdom, is deemed for the purposes of the 1968 Convention to be domiciled in the United Kingdom by virtue of—

(a)Article 8, second paragraph (insurers); or

(b)Article 13, second paragraph (suppliers of goods, services or credit to consumers),

shall, for the purposes of those proceedings, be treated for the purposes of this Act as so domiciled and as domiciled in the part of the United Kingdom in which the branch, agency or establishment in question is situated.

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