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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

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  1. Introduction

  2. Background

  3. Summary

    1. Provisions applying to persons before arrival

    2. Provisions applying to persons on arrival

    3. Clandestine entrants

    4. Immigration and asylum appeals

    5. Support for asylum seekers

    6. Other provisions applying to persons after arrival

    7. Immigration advisers and immigration service providers

    8. Marriage abuse for immigration purposes

    9. Enforcement

    10. Detention

  4. Overview

  5. Commentary on Sections

    1. Part I: Immigration: general

      1. Sections 1 and 2: Leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom

      2. Section 1: Leave to enter

      3. Section 2: Leave to remain

    2. Schedule 14: Consequential amendments

      1. Section 3: Continuation of leave pending decision

      2. Section 4: Accommodation for those temporarily admitted or released from detention

      3. Section 5:  Charges

      4. Section 6: Members of missions other than diplomatic agents

      5. Section 7: Persons ceasing to be exempt

      6. Section 8: Persons excluded from the United Kingdom under international obligations

      7. Section 9: Treatment of certain overstayers

      8. Section 10: Removal of certain persons unlawfully in the United Kingdom

      9. Section 11: Removal of asylum claimants under standing arrangements with member States

      10. Section 12: Removal of asylum claimants in other circumstances

      11. Section 13: Proof of identity of persons to be removed or deported

      12. Section 14: Escorts for persons removed from the United Kingdom under directions

      13. Section 15: Protection of claimants from removal or deportation

      14. Sections 16 and 17: Provision of financial security

      15. Section 18: Passenger information

      16. Section 19: Notification of non-EEA arrivals

      17. Section 20: Supply of information to Secretary of State

      18. Section 21: Supply of information by Secretary of State

      19. Section 22: Restrictions on employment: code of practice

      20. Section 23: Monitoring refusals of entry clearance

      21. Section 24: Duty to report suspicious marriages

      22. Section 25: Provision of facilities for immigration control at ports

      23. Section 26: Charges: immigration control

      24. Section 27: Charges: travel documents

      25. Section 28: Deception

      26. Section 29: Facilitation of entry

      27. Section 30: False statements etc

      28. Section 31: Defences based on Article 31(1) of the Refugee Convention

    3. Part II: Carriers’ liability

      1. Section 32: Penalty for carrying clandestine entrants

      2. Section 33: Code of practice

      3. Section 34: Defences to claim that penalty is due under section 32

      4. Section 35: Procedure

      5. Section 36: Power to detain vehicles etc in connection with penalties under section 32

      6. Section 37: Effect of detention

      7. Section 38: Assisting illegal entry and harbouring

      8. Section 39: Rail freight

      9. Section 40: Charges in respect of passengers without proper documents

      10. Section 41: Visas for transit passengers

      11. Section 42: Power to detain vehicles etc in connection with charges under section 40

    4. Schedule 1: Detention and sale of transporters

    5. Part III: Bail

      1. Section 44: Bail hearings for detained persons

      2. Section 45: Location of bail hearings

      3. Section 46: General right to be released on bail

      4. Section 47: Powers exercisable on granting bail

      5. Section 48: Forfeiture

      6. Section 49: Forfeiture of securities

      7. Section 50: Power of arrest

      8. Section 51: Procedure

      9. Section 52: Use of live television links at bail hearings

      10. Section 53: Applications for bail in immigration cases

      11. Section 54: Extension of right to apply for bail in deportation cases

      12. Section 55: Grants to voluntary organisations

    6. Part IV: Appeals

      1. Section 56 and Schedule 2: The appellate authorities

      2. Section 57 and Schedule 3: Adjudicators

      3. Section 58: Appeals: General

      4. Section 59: Leave to enter the United Kingdom

      5. Section 60: Limitations on rights of appeal under section 59

      6. Section 61: Variation of limited leave to enter or remain

      7. Section 62: Limitations on rights of appeal under section 61

      8. Section 63: Appeals against deportation orders

      9. Section 64: Limitations on rights of appeal under section 63

      10. Section 65: Acts made unlawful by section 6(1) of the Human Rights Act 1998

      11. Section 66: Validity of directions for removal

      12. Section 67: Removal on objection to destination

      13. Section 68: Limitations on rights of appeal under section 67

      14. Section 69: Claims for asylum

      15. Section 70: Limitations on rights of appeal under section 69

      16. Section 71: Removal of asylum claimants to safe third countries

      17. Section 72: Miscellaneous limitations on rights of appeal

      18. Section 73: Limitation on further appeals

      19. Section 74: “One-stop” procedure: duty to disclose grounds for appeal etc

      20. Section 75: Duty to disclose grounds for entering etc the United Kingdom

      21. Section 76: Result of failure to comply with section 74

      22. Section 77: “One-stop” appeals

      23. Section 78: Transfer of appellate proceedings

      24. Section 79: Appeals without merit: penalty on continuing an appeal without merit

      25. Section 80: EEA nationals

      26. Section 81: Grants to voluntary organisations

    7. Schedule 4: Appeals

    8. Part V: Immigration advisers and immigration service providers

      1. Section 82: Interpretation of Part V

      2. Section 83: The Immigration Services Commissioner

      3. Section 84: Provision of immigration services

      4. Section 85: Registration and exemption by the Commissioner

      5. Section 86: Designated professional bodies

      6. Section 87: The Immigration Services Tribunal

      7. Section 88: Appeal upheld by the Immigration Services Tribunal

      8. Section 89: Disciplinary charges upheld by the Immigration Services Tribunal

      9. Section 90: Orders by disciplinary bodies

      10. Section 91: Offences

      11. Section 92: Enforcement

      12. Section 93: Information

    9. Schedule 5, Part I: Regulatory functions of the Immigration Services Commissioner

    10. Schedule 5, Part II: Immigration Services Commissioner’s status, remuneration and staff etc

    11. Schedule 6: Registration

    12. Part VI: Support for asylum seekers

      1. Section 94: Interpretation of Part VI

      2. Section 95: Persons for whom support may be provided

    13. Schedule 8

    14. Schedule 9

      1. Section 96: Ways in which support may be provided

      2. Section 97: Provision of support: supplemental rules

      3. Section 98: Temporary provision of support

      4. Section 99: Provision of support by local authorities

      5. Section 100: Local authority and other assistance for Secretary of State

      6. Section 101: Reception zones

      7. Section 102 and Schedule 10: Asylum Support Adjudicators

      8. Section 103: Asylum support: Appeals

      9. Section 104: Secretary of State’s rules

      10. Section 105: False representations

      11. Section 106: Dishonest representations

      12. Section 107: Delay or obstruction

      13. Section 108: Failure of sponsor to maintain

      14. Section 109: Offences: supplemental

      15. Section 110: Payments to local authorities

      16. Section 111: Grants to voluntary organisations

      17. Section 112: Recovery of expenditure on support: misrepresentation etc

      18. Section 113: Recovery of expenditure on support from sponsor

      19. Section 114: Overpayments

      20. Section 115: Exclusion from benefits

      21. Section 116: Amendment of section 21 of the National Assistance Act 1948

      22. Section 117: Other restrictions on assistance: England and Wales

      23. Section 118: Housing authority accommodation

      24. Section 119: Homelessness: Scotland and Northern Ireland

      25. Section 120: Other restrictions on assistance: Scotland

      26. Section 121: Other restrictions on assistance: Northern Ireland

      27. Section 122: Support for children

      28. Section 123: Backdating of benefits where person recorded as refugee

      29. Section 124: Secretary of State to be corporation sole for the purposes of Part VI

      30. Section 125: Entry of premises

      31. Section 126: Information from property owners

      32. Section 127: Requirement to supply information about redirection of post

    15. Part VII: Power to arrest, search and fingerprint

      1. Section 128: Arrest without warrant

      2. Section 130: Search and arrest without warrant

      3. Section 131: Entry and search of premises

      4. Section 132: Entry and search of premises following arrest

      5. Section 133: Entry and search of premises following an arrest under section 25(1) of the 1971 Act

      6. Section 134: Searching arrested persons

      7. Section 135: Searching persons in police custody

      8. Section 136: Access and copying

      9. Section 141: Fingerprinting

      10. Section 142: Attendance for fingerprinting

      11. Section 143: Destruction of fingerprints

      12. Section 144: Other methods of collecting data about physical characteristics

      13. Section 145: Codes of practice

      14. Section 146: Use of force

    16. Schedule 14

    17. Part VIII: Detention centres and detained persons

      1. Section 148: Management of detention centres

      2. Section 149: Contracting out of certain detention centres

      3. Section 150: Contracted-out functions at directly managed detention centres

      4. Section 151: Intervention by Secretary of State

      5. Section 152: Visiting Committees and inspections

      6. Section 153: Detention centre rules

      7. Section 154: Detainee custody officers

      8. Section 155: Custodial functions and discipline etc. at detention centres

      9. Section 156: Arrangements for the provision of escorts and custody

      10. Section 157: Short-term holding facilities

      11. Section 158: Wrongful disclosure of information

      12. Section 159: Power of constable to act outside his jurisdiction

    18. Schedule 11: Detainee custody officers

    19. Schedule 12: Discipline etc. at detention centres

    20. Schedule 13: Escort arrangements

    21. Part IX: Registrar’s certificates: procedure

      1. Section 160: Abolition of certificate by licence

      2. Section 161: Notice of marriage

      3. Section 162: Power to require evidence

      4. Section 163: Refusal to issue certificate

    22. Schedule 14: Consequential amendments

    23. Part X: Miscellaneous and Supplemental

      1. Section 164: Institution of proceedings

      2. Section 165: Procedural requirements as to applications

  6. Commencement

  7. Hansard References

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