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Immigration Act 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Termination of saving in respect of Commonwealth citizens settled before 1973.

  3. 2. Restriction on exercise of right of abode in cases of polygamy.

  4. 3. Proof of right of abode.

  5. 4. Members of diplomatic missions.

  6. 5. Restricted right of appeal against deportation in cases of breach of limited leave.

  7. 6. Knowingly overstaying limited leave.

  8. 7. Persons exercising Community rights and nationals of member States.

  9. 8. Examination of passengers prior to arrival.

  10. 9. Charges.

  11. 10. Miscellaneous minor amendments.

  12. 11. Expenses and receipts.

  13. 12. Short title, interpretation, commencement and extent.

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      Minor Amendments

      1. Limitation and conditions on leave to be applicable also to subsequent leave granted after absence within period of earlier leave

        1. 1.In section 3(3)(b) for the words “may be imposed (whether...

      2. Power to pay expenses of persons liable to deportation who voluntarily leave the United Kingdom

        1. 2.In section 5(6) for “3(5)(c)” there shall be substituted “...

      3. Deportation order to terminate appeal pending in respect of limited leave

        1. 3.At the end of section 14 there shall be inserted—...

      4. Time-limit for proceedings

        1. 4.In section 28(1)(a) for the words “a chief officer of...

      5. Entry clearance as requisite evidence of eligibility

        1. 5.In section 33(1), in the definition of “entry clearance”, after...

      6. Power to detain passport etc.

        1. 6.(1) After paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 2 there shall be...

      7. Time-limit for giving, refusing or cancelling leave to enter

        1. 7.(1) In paragraph 6(1) and (2) of Schedule 2 for...

      8. Leave in default of notice giving or refusing leave or cancelling refusal

        1. 8.(1) In paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 2 for the words...

      9. Time-limit for removal directions

        1. 9.(1) At the end of paragraph 8(2) of Schedule 2...

      10. Restriction on work in case of persons temporarily admitted etc.

        1. 10.(1) In paragraph 21(2) of Schedule 2 after the words...

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