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Asylum and Immigration Act 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Asylum claims

    1. 1. Extension of special appeals procedures.

    2. 2. Removal etc. of asylum claimants to safe third countries.

    3. 3. Appeals against certificates under section 2.

  3. Immigration offences

    1. 4. Obtaining leave by deception.

    2. 5. Assisting asylum claimants, and persons seeking to obtain leave by deception.

    3. 6. Increased penalties.

    4. 7. Power of arrest and search warrants.

  4. Persons subject to immigration control

    1. 8. Restrictions on employment.

    2. 8A. Code of practice.

    3. 9. Entitlement to housing accommodation and assistance.

    4. 10. Entitlement to child benefit.

    5. 11. Saving for social security regulations.

  5. Miscellaneous and supplemental

    1. 12. Other amendments and repeals.

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

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. Part I Social Security (Persons From Abroad) Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 1996

        1. Preliminary

          1. 1.In this Part of this Schedule— (a) “the 1996 Regulations”...

        2. Income support

          1. 2.In regulation 8 of the 1996 Regulations (amendment of the...

        3. Housing benefit

          1. 3.In regulation 7 of the 1996 Regulations (amendment of regulation...

        4. Council tax benefit

          1. 4.In regulation 3 of the 1996 Regulations (amendment of regulation...

        5. General

          1. 5.Regulation 12(1) of the 1996 Regulations (saving) shall have effect...

          2. 6.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, any person who is...

      2. Part II Social Security (Persons From Abroad) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

        1. Preliminary

          1. 7.In this Part of this Schedule “the 1996 Regulations” means...

        2. Income support

          1. 8.In regulation 4 of the 1996 Regulations (amendment of the...

        3. Housing benefit

          1. 9.In regulation 5 of the 1996 Regulations (amendment of the...

        4. General

          1. 10.Regulation 11(1) of the 1996 Regulations (saving) shall have effect...

          2. 11.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, any person who is...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments of the 1971 Act and the Immigration Act 1988

      1. General provisions for regulation and control, &c.

        1. 1.(1) In subsection (1) of section 3 of the 1971...

      2. Persons belonging to another’s family

        1. 2.In subsection (4) of section 5 of the 1971 Act...

      3. Appeals against conditions

        1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. Interpretation

        1. 4.(1) In subsection (1) of section 33 of the 1971...

      5. Information and documents

        1. 5.(1) In sub-paragraph (2)(b) of paragraph 4 of Schedule 2...

      6. Removal of illegal entrants

        1. 6.Paragraph 9 of Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act (removal...

      7. Arrest of persons liable to detention

        1. 7.In sub-paragraph (2)(b) of paragraph 17 of Schedule 2 to...

      8. Recovery of expenses incurred in detaining persons refused leave to enter

        1. 8.In sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 19 of Schedule 2 to...

      9. Recovery of expenses incurred in detaining illegal entrants

        1. 9.(1) In sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 20 of Schedule 2...

      10. Temporary admission of persons liable to detention

        1. 10.After sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 21 of Schedule 2 to...

      11. Temporary release of persons liable to detention

        1. 11.(1) For sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 22 of Schedule 2...

      12. Grant of bail pending removal

        1. 12.After paragraph 33 of Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act...

      13. Supplementary provisions as to deportation

        1. 13.In paragraph 2(5) of Schedule 3 to the 1971 Act...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendments of the 1993 Act

      1. Curtailment of leave to enter or remain

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Appeals to special adjudicator

        1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. Bail pending appeal from Immigration Appeal Tribunal

        1. 3.After section 9 of the 1993 Act there shall be...

      4. Security of tenure

        1. 4.In paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 1 to the 1993 Act...

      5. Appeals to special adjudicator: supplementary

        1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

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