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Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004

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9Failed asylum seekers: withdrawal of supportE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)In Schedule 3 to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (withholding and withdrawal of support) after paragraph 7 insert—

Fifth class of ineligible person: failed asylum-seeker with family

7A(1)Paragraph 1 applies to a person if—

(a)he—

(i)is treated as an asylum-seeker for the purposes of Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33) (support) by virtue only of section 94(3A) (failed asylum-seeker with dependent child), or

(ii)is treated as an asylum-seeker for the purposes of Part 2 of this Act by virtue only of section 18(2),

(b)the Secretary of State has certified that in his opinion the person has failed without reasonable excuse to take reasonable steps—

(i)to leave the United Kingdom voluntarily, or

(ii)to place himself in a position in which he is able to leave the United Kingdom voluntarily,

(c)the person has received a copy of the Secretary of State’s certificate, and

(d)the period of 14 days, beginning with the date on which the person receives the copy of the certificate, has elapsed.

(2)Paragraph 1 also applies to a dependant of a person to whom that paragraph applies by virtue of sub-paragraph (1).

(3)For the purpose of sub-paragraph (1)(d) if the Secretary of State sends a copy of a certificate by first class post to a person’s last known address, the person shall be treated as receiving the copy on the second day after the day on which it was posted.

(4)The Secretary of State may by regulations vary the period specified in sub-paragraph (1)(d).

(2)In paragraph 14(1) and (2) of Schedule 3 to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (local authority to notify Secretary of State) for “paragraph 6 or 7” substitute “ paragraph 6, 7 or 7A ”.

(3)No appeal may be brought under section 103 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (asylum support appeal) against a decision—

(a)that by virtue of a provision of Schedule 3 to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41) other than paragraph 7A a person is not qualified to receive support, or

(b)on the grounds of the application of a provision of that Schedule other than paragraph 7A, to stop providing support to a person.

(4)On an appeal under section 103 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33) against a decision made by virtue of paragraph 7A of Schedule 3 to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 the[F1First-tier Tribunal] may, in particular—

(a)annul a certificate of the Secretary of State issued for the purposes of that paragraph;

(b)require the Secretary of State to reconsider the matters certified.

(5)An order under section 48 providing for this section to come into force may, in particular, provide for this section to have effect with specified modifications before the coming into force of a provision of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.

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I1S. 9 in force at 1.12.2004 by S.I. 2004/2999, art. 2, Sch. (with arts. 3, 4)

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