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crown colony

a British colony whose administration and legislature is controlled by the Crown
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The UK Treasury and the Bank of England came to an agreement where they would support and tolerate British Overseas Territories becoming financial centres as long as they channelled money into London.
Corbyn said Britain had a "huge responsibility" as many tax havens are British overseas territories, like the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands, or Crown Dependencies, such as Jersey or the Isle of Man.
Osborne said British overseas territories including tax havens such as Jersey or the Cayman Islands "need to do more" to curb tax avoidance.
Now British overseas territories such as Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands - which are effectively colonies with some self-government - will have to automatically provide details the ownership of bank accounts, and about how they are used, Britain's finance ministry said.
But there was anger when he made clear that Buenos Aires would not recognise the result of a referendum of the islanders next month on whether they wished to remain part of the British Overseas Territories.
He also dismissed the forthcoming referendum, on whether the Islanders want to remain part of the British Overseas Territories, as meaningless, the report added.
Under revised proposals, immigration and asylum cases will be excluded from the bar which will apply to anyone living outside the EU, British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies, Macao or Hong Kong - or countries with any kind of reciprocal deal.
As one of the British Overseas Territories, the BVI must comply with the European Union Code of Conduct on Business Taxation.
People from British overseas territories will see their registration fees fall from pounds 120 to pounds 85 but will still have to pay the pounds 68 ceremony charge, making the total cost pounds 153.
The First World War battle of Passchendaele was remembered, and there was also recognition for those who helped in the Caribbean in this summer's hurricane season, when thousands were left without homes in Commonwealth nations and British overseas territories.
Premier Smith left the Territory on October 27 and joined colleague Premiers and Chief Minister from the Caribbean British Overseas Territories to discuss progress being made and to agree collective actions in support of the affected Territories.

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