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[F1Appeals to the First-tier Tribunal]E+W+S+N.I.

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87 [F2Appeals to the First-tier Tribunal.]E+W+S+N.I.

F3(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2)Any person aggrieved by a relevant decision of the Commissioner may appeal to the [F4First-tier Tribunal] against the decision.

(3)Relevant decision” means a decision—

(a)to refuse an application for registration made under paragraph 1 of Schedule 6;

F5(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(c)under paragraph 2(2) of that Schedule to register with limited effect;

(d)to refuse an application for continued registration made under paragraph 3 of that Schedule;

(e)to vary a registration on an application under paragraph 3 of that Schedule;

[F6(ea)to vary a registration under paragraph 3A of that Schedule;] or

[F7(eb)to cancel a registration under paragraph 4A(e) of that Schedule.]

F8(f). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F9(3A)A relevant decision of the Commissioner is not to have effect while the period within which an appeal may be brought against the decision is running.

(3B)In the case of an appeal under this section, Tribunal Procedure Rules may include provision permitting the First-tier Tribunal to direct that while the appeal is being dealt with—

(a)no effect is to be given to the decision appealed against; or

(b)only such limited effect is to be given to it as may be specified in the direction.

(3C)If provision is made in Tribunal Procedure Rules by virtue of subsection (3B), the rules must also include provision requiring the First-tier Tribunal to consider applications by the Commissioner for the cancellation or variation of directions given by virtue of that subsection.]

[F10(4)For [F11further functions] of the First-tier Tribunal under this Part, see paragraph 9(1)(e) of Schedule 5 (disciplinary charges laid by the Commissioner) [F12and paragraph 4B of Schedule 6 (suspension of registration by First-tier Tribunal)] .]

F13(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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I1S. 87 wholly in force at 30.10.2000; s. 87 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 170(4); s. 87(5) in force for certain purposes at 1.8.2000 and s. 87 in force at 30.10.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/1985, art. 2, Sch. (with transitional provisions in art. 3)

88 Appeal upheld by the [F14First-tier Tribunal].E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This section applies if the [F15First-tier Tribunal] allows an appeal under section 87.

(2)If the [F16First-tier Tribunal] considers it appropriate, it may direct the Commissioner—

(a)to register the applicant or to continue the applicant’s registration;

(b)to make or vary the applicant’s registration so as to have limited effect in any of the ways mentioned in paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 6;

F17(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)to quash a decision recorded under paragraph 9(1)(a) of Schedule 5 and the record of that decision.

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F14Words in s. 88 heading substituted (18.1.2010) by The Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/22), art. 1(1), Sch. 2 para. 36 (with Sch. 5)

89 Disciplinary charge upheld by the [F18First-tier Tribunal].E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This section applies if the [F19First-tier Tribunal] upholds a disciplinary charge laid by the Commissioner under paragraph 9(1)(e) of Schedule 5 against a person (“the person charged”).

[F20(2)[F21Subsections (2A) and (2B) apply if the person charged was, at the time to which the charge relates, a registered person or a person acting on behalf of a registered person.

(2A)If the registered person mentioned in subsection (2) is still registered, the First-tier Tribunal may direct the Commissioner—

(a)to record the charge and the First-tier Tribunal's decision on it for consideration in connection with that person's next application for continued registration;

(b)to cancel that person's registration.

(2B)If the registered person mentioned in subsection (2) is no longer registered, the First-tier Tribunal may direct the Commissioner to record the charge and the First-tier Tribunal's decision on it for consideration in connection with any application by that person for registration.]

F22(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(5)If the person charged is found to have charged unreasonable fees for immigration advice or immigration services, the [F19First-tier Tribunal] may direct him to repay to the clients concerned such portion of those fees as it may determine.

(6)The [F19First-tier Tribunal] may direct the person charged to pay a penalty to the Commissioner of such sum as it considers appropriate.

(7)A direction given by the [F19First-tier Tribunal] under subsection (5) (or under subsection (6)) may be enforced by the clients concerned (or by the Commissioner)—

(a)as if it were an order of a county court [F23in Northern Ireland or the county court in England and Wales] ; or

(b)in Scotland, as if it were an extract registered decree arbitral bearing a warrant for execution issued by the sheriff court of any sheriffdom in Scotland.

(8)The [F19First-tier Tribunal] may direct that the person charged or any person [F24acting on his behalf or] under his supervision is to be—

(a)subject to such restrictions on the provision of immigration advice or immigration services as the [F19First-tier Tribunal] considers appropriate;

(b)suspended from providing immigration advice or immigration services for such period as the [F19First-tier Tribunal] may determine; or

(c)prohibited from providing immigration advice or immigration services indefinitely.

(9)The Commissioner must keep a record of the persons against whom there is in force a direction given by the [F19First-tier Tribunal] under subsection (8).]

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F18Words in s. 89 heading substituted (18.1.2010) by The Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/22), art. 1(1), Sch. 2 para. 37 (with Sch. 5)

F21S. 89(2)-(2B) substituted for s. 89(2) (17.11.2014) by Immigration Act 2014 (c. 22), s. 75(3), Sch. 7 para. 7(1); S.I. 2014/2771, art. 5(c)

F23Words in s. 89(7) inserted (22.4.2014) by Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), s. 61(3), Sch. 9 para. 90(c); S.I. 2014/954, art. 2(c) (with art. 3) (with transitional provisions and savings in S.I. 2014/956, arts. 3-11)

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90 Orders by disciplinary bodies.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)A disciplinary body may make an order directing that a person subject to its jurisdiction is to be—

(a)subject to such restrictions on the provision of immigration advice or immigration services as the body considers appropriate;

(b)suspended from providing immigration advice or immigration services for such period as the body may determine; or

(c)prohibited from providing immigration advice or immigration services indefinitely.

(2)Disciplinary body” means any body—

[F25(a)appearing to the Secretary of State to be established for the purpose of hearing disciplinary charges against—

(i)members of a designated professional body, or

(ii)persons regulated by designated qualifying regulators; and]

(b)specified in an order made by the Secretary of State.

(3)The Secretary of State must consult the designated professional body [F26or designated qualifying regulator] concerned before making an order under subsection (2)(b).

(4)For the purposes of this section, a person is subject to the jurisdiction of a disciplinary body if he is an authorised person or [F27is acting on behalf of] an authorised person.

(5)Authorised person” means [F28

(a)] a person who is authorised by the designated professional body concerned to practise as a member of the profession whose members are regulated by that body[F29, or

( b)a person who is authorised by the designated qualifying regulator concerned to provide immigration advice or immigration services.]

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Commencement Information

I2S. 90 wholly in force at 30.4.2001; s. 90 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 170(4); s. 90 in force for certain purposes at 1.8.2000 by S.I. 2000/1985, art. 2, Sch. (with transitional provisions in art. 3); S. 90 in force so far as not already in force at 30.4.2001 by S.I. 2001/1394, art. 2, Sch.

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