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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Section 112: Recovery of expenditure on support: misrepresentation etc

333.This section provides for recovery by the Secretary of State of what regulations prescribe as the monetary value of support given, under sections 95 or 98, to asylum seekers or people purporting to be asylum seekers, as a result of their having been found to have misrepresented, or failed to disclose a change of, their circumstances. It extends to recovery by the Secretary of State of the monetary value of support given by a contractor on the Secretary of State’s behalf. Recovery would be through proceedings in the county court in England or Wales, or the sheriff court in Scotland.

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