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Immigration Act 1988

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

8(1)In paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 2 for the words “indefinite leave to enter the United Kingdom” there shall be substituted the words “leave to enter the United Kingdom for a period of six months subject to a condition prohibiting his taking employment”.

(2)In paragraph 6(3) of Schedule 2 for the words from “the immigration officer may” onwards there shall be substituted the words “and the immigration officer does not at the same time give him indefinite or limited leave to enter, he shall be deemed to have been given leave to enter for a period of six months subject to a condition prohibiting his taking employment and the immigration officer shall as soon as may be give him written notice of that leave.”

(3)The amendment in sub-paragraph (1) above does not apply in relation to any person in whose case the time-limit in paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 2 has expired before the coming into force of this paragraph; and the amendment in sub-paragraph (2) above does not apply in relation to a person given a notice of cancellation under paragraph 6(3) of Schedule 2 before the coming into force of this paragraph.

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