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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Section 102 and Schedule 10: Asylum Support Adjudicators

316.This section and Schedule 10 create the office of Asylum Support Adjudicator. There will be a Chief Asylum Support Adjudicator, his Deputy, and a number of other Asylum Support Adjudicators, all appointed by the Secretary of State. These adjudicators will be independent of the Secretary of State, hearing appeals against a refusal of support, or a cessation of support. The remuneration of the adjudicators and the costs of staffing their office are to be met by the Secretary of State.

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