In this regard, it is imperative to note that:
a. Guarantees the rights of EU nationals in the UK and UK nationals in the EU that would be in each the respective territories before the end of the transition period (whenever that may be).
b. It protects beneficiaries (and their family members) residence and related rights indefinitely. Beneficiaries include:
ii. Children, irrelevant of whether they are born before or after the end of the transition period
iii. Frontier workers and in the country where they work.
c. In terms of its material scope, the Agreement covers:
i. Residence rights (ensuring that the substantative residence conditions are the same as those under current EU law on free movement);
ii. Social Security (the persons concerned will continue to maintain their right to healthcare, pensions and other social security benefits in the same way as EU nationals);
iii. The right to take up employment or carry out self employed activity, as well as all their workers' rights based on EU law;
iv. Recognition of Professional qualifications (decisions taken before the end of the transition period would continue to be valid and pending cases at the end of the transition period would be finalised under the same conditions).
As regard the implementation of the above in Malta, the Government has published legislation with details
The legislation establishing an immigration status for UK nationals resident in Malta on the date of withdrawal of the UK from the EU is also going to be repealed by this subsidiary legislation.
All UK nationals resident in Malta and already in possession of a an EU Residents Certificate will receive information from Identity Malta in the coming days to exchange their documents to one reflecting the new status.