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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Schedule 5, Part II: Immigration Services Commissioner’s status, remuneration and staff etc

265.Part II of Schedule 5 sets out the Immigration Services Commissioner’s status, remuneration and staff. Paragraph 23 disqualifies the Commissioner and the Deputy Commissioner from membership of the House of Commons, and paragraph 24 disqualifies them from membership of the Northern Ireland Assembly. The Act does not disqualify either the Commissioner or the Deputy Commissioner from membership of the Scottish Parliament or the National Assembly for Wales. Paragraph 25 brings the Commissioner under the jurisdiction of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (PCA) and ensures that the actions of the Commissioner may be subject to scrutiny by the PCA.

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