These Regulations amend the Bermuda Immigration and Protection (Land-Holding Charges) Regulations 2007 by replacing the Schedule, which sets out the land-holding charges payable by aliens under section 96(2) of the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 1956 in respect of (acquisition of) land-holding rights.
Amends: Bermuda Immigration and Protection (Land-Holding Charges) Regulations 2007. (2010)
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Government of Bermuda (XSL v.2.0.1)
Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists heading for Virginia. Self-governing since 1620, Bermuda is the oldest and most populous of the British overseas territories. Vacationing to the island to escape North American winters first developed in Victorian times. Tourism continues to be important to the island's economy, although international business has overtaken it in recent years. Bermuda has also developed into a highly successful offshore financial center. A referendum on independence from the UK was soundly defeated in 1995.
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