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Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Establishment of the Commission.

  3. 2. Jurisdiction: appeals

  4. 2A. Jurisdiction: racial discrimination andhuman rights.

  5. 2B.

  6. 2C.Jurisdiction: review of certain exclusion decisions

  7. 2D.Jurisdiction: review of certain naturalisation and citizenship decisions

  8. 2E.Jurisdiction: review of certain deportation decisions

  9. 3. Jurisdiction: bail.

  10. 4. Determination of appeals.

  11. 5. Procedure in relation to jurisdiction under sections 2 and 3.

  12. 6. Appointment of person to represent the appellant’s interests.

  13. 6A.Procedure in relation to jurisdiction under sections 2C to 2E

  14. 7. Appeals from the Commission.

  15. 7A. Pending appeals.

  16. 7B.Appeals to Supreme Court: grant of certificate by Commission

  17. 7C.Appeals to Supreme Court: permission to appeal

  18. 7D.Appeals to Supreme Court: exclusions

  19. 8. Procedure on applications to the Commission for leave to appeal etc.

  20. 9. Short title, commencement and extent.

  21. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Commission

      1. Members

        1. 1.(1) The Special Immigration Appeals Commission shall consist of such...

      2. Chairman

        1. 2.The Lord Chancellor shall appoint one of the members of...

      3. Payments to members

        1. 3.(1) The Lord Chancellor may pay to the members of...

      4. Proceedings

        1. 4.The Commission shall sit at such times and in such...

        2. 5.The Commission shall be deemed to be duly constituted if...

        3. 6.The chairman or, in his absence, such other member of...

      5. Staff

        1. 7.The Lord Chancellor may appoint such officers and servants for...

      6. Expenses

        1. 8.The Lord Chancellor shall defray the remuneration of persons appointed...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. Stay on directions for removal

        1. 1.If a person in the United Kingdom appeals under section...

      2. Deportation order not to be made while appeal pending

        1. 2.If a person in the United Kingdom appeals under section...

      3. Stay of removal directions pending appeal and bail

        1. 3.But the provisions of Part I of Schedule 2 or,...

        2. 3A.In calculating the period of two months limited by paragraph...

        3. 3B.If directions are given under Part I of Schedule 2...

      4. Suspension of variation of limited leave

        1. 3C.A variation is not to take effect while an appeal...

      5. Continuation of leave

        1. 3D.(1) While an appeal under section 2(1) above is pending,...

      6. Deportation orders

        1. 3E.A deportation order is not to be made against a...

        2. 3F.In calculating the period of eight weeks set by section...

      7. Appeals under section 2A

        1. 3G.(1) A person is not to be required to leave,...

      8. Construction of references to pending appeal

        1. 4.For the purposes of this Schedule, an appeal under section...

      9. Appeals involving asylum

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

      10. Notice of appealable decision and statement of appeal rights etc.

        1. 6.Paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to the Immigration and Asylum...

      11. Financial support for organisations helping persons with rights of appeal

        1. 7.Section 81 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 shall...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Bail: Modifications of Schedule 2 to the Immigration Act 1971

      1. 1.(1) Paragraph 22 shall be amended as follows.

      2. 2.(1) Paragraph 23 shall be amended as follows.

      3. 3.(1) Paragraph 24 shall be amended as follows.

      4. 4.(1) Paragraph 29 shall be amended as follows.

      5. 5.Paragraph 30(2) shall be omitted. Paragraph 5(5) (payment of sum...

      6. 6.(1) Paragraph 31 shall be amended as follows.

      7. 7.Paragraph 32 shall be amended as follows—

      8. 8.(1) Paragraph 33 shall be amended as follows.

      9. 9.Paragraph 10(10) (meaning of “relevant authority”) has effect as if...

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