Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Social Security

46. Self-employed workers (including self-employed frontier workers) enjoy the rights guaranteed by Articles 49 and 55 TFEU, including the right to social and tax advantages and assistance from the employment agencies of the host State or the State of labour. They are also entitled to mutual health rights. Paragraph 2 shall apply to the children of former self-employed persons and their main guardians. one. Together: use of periods of social security, residence or work completed in one State to fulfil the minimum period of entitlement in another State to determine entitlement to certain social security benefits 41. A British national who moved to France in 2014 to live and work in France after working for thirty years in Britain. She lives in France at the end of the transition period and is enrolled in residency under the French Withdrawal Agreement. Since she has been living in France for more than 5 years under EU law, she has a right of permanent residence in France. She has full rights under the provisions of social security.

In 2021, she retired and decided to return to Great Britain, where she lived for the next 3 years. In 2024, she decided to return to France, the weather being better. During her stay in France, she retained a right of permanent residence, since she has not been absent for more than 5 years and therefore retains full rights in accordance with the provisions of social security, since she still falls within the scope of Article 10. d. Equal treatment: ensuring that persons are treated in the same way as nationals of the host Member State in the context of social security benefits falling within the scope of EU coordination regulations EU social security coordination regulations ensure that a person is only “subject” to the legislation of a Member State. As a general rule, a person is “subject to the legislation of the state” in which he works and resides. Where they are different, it is typically the State in which they work (when they carry out an economic activity) or reside (where they do not carry out an economic activity). 11. EU coordination regulations provide specific provisions for different categories of benefits, including provisions on the State responsible for the payment of certain benefits and sickness insurance for those falling within the scope of EU coordination regulations – or “competent” – whose social security situation is not limited to a single State or who move to another State to live or work there. .

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