Explanatory Notes

Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002

2002 CHAPTER 41

7 November 2002

Commentary on Sections

Part 6 - Immigration Procedure

Disclosure of information by public authority

Section 132: Supply of document, &c. to Secretary of State

333.Section 132 extends the scope of section 20 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 to allow a person to whom the section applies who comes across physical objects, such as documents or replica immigration stamps, to pass them to the Secretary of State for immigration purposes.

334.Subsection (4) allows the Secretary of State to retain or dispose of documents or articles which are passed to him under this section.