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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Schedule 13: Escort arrangements

422.Paragraph 1 of Schedule 13 provides for the appointment of a Crown servant as an escort monitor and sets out his various duties. Paragraph 2 details powers and duties of detainee custody officers when escorting detained persons which mirror those available to those exercising custodial functions. Paragraph 3 makes provision in relation to detained persons who breach the disciplinary provisions of detention centre rules while under escort, providing that such persons will be deemed, for the purposes of disciplinary action, to be in the custody of the head of the establishment to which they are being escorted.

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