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Immigration Act 1971

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13(1)Where a person being a member of the crew of a ship or aircraft is examined by an immigration officer under paragraph 2 above, the immigration officer may limit the duration of any leave he gives that person to enter the United Kingdom—

(a)in the manner authorised by paragraph 12 (1) above ; or

(b)if that person is to be allowed to enter the United Kingdom in order to receive hospital treatment, by requiring him, on completion of that treatment, to leave the United Kingdom in accordance with arrangements to be made for his repatriation ; or

(c)by requiring him to leave the United Kingdom within a specified period in accordance with arrangements to be made for his repatriation.

(2)Where a person (not being patrial) arrives in the United Kingdom as a member of the crew of a ship or aircraft, and either—

((A))having lawfully entered the United Kingdom without leave by virtue of section 8(1) of this Act, he remains without leave beyond the time allowed by section 8(1), or is reasonably suspected by an Emigration officer of intending to do so; or

((B))having been given leave limited as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above, he remains beyond the time limited by that leave, or is reasonably suspected by an immigration officer of intending to do so ;

an immigration officer may—

(a)give the captain of the ship or aircraft in which he arrived directions requiring the captain to remove him from the United Kingdom in that ship or aircraft; or

(b)give the owners or agents of that ship or aircraft directions requiring them to remove him from the United Kingdom in any ship or aircraft specified or indicated in the directions, being a ship or aircraft of which they are the owners or agents ; or

(c)give those owners or agents directions requiring them to make arrangements for his removal from the United Kingdom in any ship or aircraft specified or indicated in the directions to a country or territory so specified, being either—

(i)a country of which he is a national or citizen ; or

(ii)a country or territory in which he has obtained a passport or other document of identity ; or

(iii)a country in which he embarked for the United Kingdom ; or

(iv)a country or territory in which he was engaged as a member of the crew of the ship or aircraft in which he arrived in the United Kingdom ; or

(v)a country or territory to which there is reason to believe that he will be admitted.

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