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The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.General interpretation

    3. 3.Continuity of residence

    4. 4.“Worker”, “self-employed person”, “self-sufficient person” and “student”

    5. 5.“Worker or self-employed person who has ceased activity”

    6. 6.“Qualified person”

    7. 7.“Family member”

    8. 8.“Extended family member”

    9. 9.Family members of British citizens

    10. 10.“Family member who has retained the right of residence”

  3. PART 2 EEA

    1. 11.Right of admission to the United Kingdom

    2. 12.Issue of EEA family permit

    3. 13.Initial right of residence

    4. 14.Extended right of residence

    5. 15.Right of permanent residence

    6. 16.Derivative right to reside

  4. PART 3

    1. 17.Issue of registration certificate

    2. 18.Issue of residence card

    3. 19.Issue of a document certifying permanent residence and a permanent residence card

    4. 20.Issue of a derivative residence card

    5. 21.Procedure for applications for documentation under this Part and regulation 12

    6. 22.Verification of a right of residence

  5. PART 4 ETC

    1. 23.Exclusion and removal from the United Kingdom

    2. 24.Refusal to issue or renew and revocation of residence documentation

    3. 25.Cancellation of a right of residence

    4. 26.Misuse of a right to reside

    5. 27.Decisions taken on grounds of public policy, public security and public health

    6. 28.Application of Part 4 to a person with a derivative right to reside

  6. PART 5 EEA

    1. 29.Person claiming right of admission

    2. 30.Person refused admission

    3. 31.Revocation of admission

    4. 32.Person subject to removal

    5. 33.Human rights considerations and interim orders to suspend removal

    6. 34.Revocation of deportation and exclusion orders

  7. PART 6

    1. 35.Interpretation of Part 6

    2. 36.Appeal rights

    3. 37.Out of country appeals

    4. 38.Appeals to the Commission

    5. 39.National Security: EEA Decisions

    6. 40.Effect of appeals to the First-tier Tribunal or Upper Tribunal

    7. 41.Temporary admission to submit case in person

    8. 42.Alternative evidence of identity and nationality

  8. PART 7

    1. 43.Effect on other legislation

    2. 44.Substitution of regulation 9 of the 2006 Regulations

    3. 45.Revocations, savings, transitory and transitional provisions and consequential modifications

    4. 46.Revocation of regulation 44 and Schedule 5

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CONSIDERATIONS OF PUBLIC POLICY, PUBLIC SECURITY AND THE FUNDAMENTAL INTERESTS OF SOCIETY ETC.

      1. 1.Considerations of public policy and public security

      2. 2.Application of paragraph 1 to the United Kingdom

      3. 3.Where an EEA national or the family member of an...

      4. 4.Little weight is to be attached to the integration of...

      5. 5.The removal from the United Kingdom of an EEA national...

      6. 6.It is consistent with public policy and public security requirements...

      7. 7.The fundamental interests of society

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      APPEALS TO THE FIRST-TIER TRIBUNAL

      1. 1.The following provisions of, or made under, the 2002 Act...

      2. 2.(1) Section 92(3) of the 2002 Act has effect as...

      3. 3.Tribunal Procedure Rules made under section 22 of the Tribunals,...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      EFFECT ON OTHER LEGISLATION

      1. 1.Leave under the 1971 Act

      2. 2.Person not subject to restriction on the period for which they may remain

      3. 3.Carriers’ liability under the 1999 Act

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REVOCATIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. PART 1 Table of Revocations

        1. 1.(1) The Regulations listed in column 1 of the table...

      2. PART 2 Savings and modifications

        1. 2.Accession member States: savings and modifications

        2. 3.Appeals

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      TRANSITORY PROVISIONS

      1. 1.Substitution of regulation 9 of the 2006 Regulations

      2. 2.Outstanding applications

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Existing documents

      3. 3.Verification of a right of residence

      4. 4.Outstanding applications

      5. 5.Removal decisions, deportation orders and exclusion orders under the 2006 Regulations

      6. 6.Certification under regulations 24AA and 29AA of the 2006 Regulations

      7. 7.Appeals to the Commission

      8. 8.Periods of residence prior to the coming into force of these Regulations

      9. 9.Preservation of transitional provisions in relation to family members of dual nationals

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      CONSEQUENTIAL MODIFICATIONS

      1. 1.(1) Unless the context otherwise requires— (a) any reference in...

  10. Explanatory Note

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