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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Section 89: Disciplinary charges upheld by the Immigration Services Tribunal

255.This section gives the Immigration Services Tribunal power to impose a range of sanctions, amongst which are the power to direct the Commissioner to record the charge for consideration on application for continued registration; to direct the applicant to seek continued registration without delay; to direct the Commissioner to consider whether to withdraw exemption; to direct the repayment of fees to clients; to direct the payment of a penalty; and to direct the restriction, suspension or prohibition of the provision of immigration advice and services, including advice and services provided by employees or those working under supervision. It also makes provision for the Commissioner to recover a penalty, and for clients to recover fees, from those who have been found by the Tribunal to charge unreasonable fees.

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