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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Section 59: Leave to enter the United Kingdom

192.Section 59 is concerned with appeals in relation to refusal of leave to enter at the port and refusals of entry clearance abroad. Subsection (1) confers a right of appeal to an adjudicator against either a refusal of leave to enter or a decision that the applicant is a person who is subject to immigration control and therefore requires leave to enter. Where an appellant under this section claims that he should be removed to a different country, he must in accordance with section 68(3) provide evidence, if he is not a national of that country, that the country will admit him. The provision is to ensure that the objection to destination is taken as part of the appeal against refusal of leave to enter: it is not a separate right of appeal in its own right.

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