Crown Colony

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a British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor

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Mr Osborne said British overseas territories "need to do more" to end tax evasion.
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.
He also told MPs that Buenos Aires would not recognise the result of a referendum next month on whether they wished to remain part of the British overseas territories.
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.
Along with simple bonfire beacons, they will be dotted around the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and British overseas territories.
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.
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