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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Section 126: Information from property owners

358.This section allows the Secretary of State to require the owner or manager of property provided to accommodate asylum seekers under Part VI of the Act to supply him with information about the premises and the persons occupying the premises. This power might be used, for example, to require landlords to notify the Secretary of State when an asylum seeker had left property provided under an agreement, or when an asylum seeker was subletting the property.

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