Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 Explanatory Notes

Section 73: Family

200.Under paragraphs 8 to 10 of Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act, directions may be given for the removal of persons refused leave to enter the United Kingdom and illegal entrants. Subsection (1) allows removal directions to be given for the children of such people where those children were born in the United Kingdom.

201.An equivalent power already exists under section 10(1)(c) of the 1999 Act in respect of children born in the United Kingdom whose parents have remained beyond their leave, breached the conditions of their leave or obtained leave to remain by deception.

202.Subsections (2) to (4) make minor amendments in relation to the existing provisions of section 10 of the 1999 Act.

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