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Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002

Section 21: Sections 17 to 20: supplementary

78.This section makes supplementary provision including provision that a claim for asylum is treated as determined after a prescribed period of time beginning with when the Secretary of State notifies the person of his decision on the claim or, if the person appeals against the decision, when the appeal is disposed of. This section also gives the Secretary of State power to inquire into and decide a person’s age for the purposes of assessing whether they are eligible for support.

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