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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Section 107: Delay or obstruction

323.This section makes it an offence to obstruct a person carrying out functions under Part VI (either the Secretary of State or someone acting on his behalf) by either obstructing him, or failing to give him information when required to do so under the Act. It is punishable by a fine not exceeding £1,000.

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