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Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006

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  1. Introduction

  2. Background

  3. Overview

  4. Summary

    1. Appeals

    2. Employment

    3. Information

    4. Claimants and applicants

    5. Miscellaneous

    6. General

  5. Commentary on Sections

    1. Appeals

      1. Section 1: Variation of leave to enter or remain

      2. Section 2: Removal

      3. Section 3: Grounds of appeal

      4. Section 4: Entry clearance

      5. Section 5: Failure to provide documents

      6. Section 6: Refusal of leave to enter

      7. Section 7: Deportation

      8. Section 8: Legal aid

      9. Section 9: Abandonment of appeal

      10. Section 10: Grants

      11. Section 11: Continuation of leave

      12. Section 12: Asylum and human rights claims: definition

      13. Section 13: Appeal from within United Kingdom: certification of unfounded claims

      14. Section 14: Consequential amendments

      15. Schedule 1: Immigration and Asylum Appeals: Consequential Amendments

  6. Employment

    1. Section 15: Penalty

    2. Section 16: Objection

    3. Section 17: Appeal

    4. Section 18: Enforcement

    5. Section 19: Code of practice

    6. Section 20: Orders

    7. Section 21: Offence

    8. Section 22: Offence: bodies corporate, &c

    9. Section 23: Discrimination: code of practice

    10. Section 24: Temporary admission, &c.

  7. Information

    1. Section 27: Documents produced or found

    2. Section 28: fingerprinting

    3. Section 29: Attendance for fingerprinting

    4. Section 30: Proof of right of abode

    5. Section 31: Provision of information to immigration officers

    6. Section 32: Passenger and crew information: police powers

    7. Section 33: Freight information: police powers

    8. Section 34: Offence

    9. Section 36: Duty to share information

    10. Section 37: Information sharing: code of practice

    11. Section 38: Disclosure of information for security purposes

    12. Section 39: Disclosure to law enforcement agencies

    13. Section 40: Searches: contracting out

    14. Section 41: Section 40: supplemental

    15. Section 42: information: embarking passengers

  8. Claimants and Applicants

    1. Section 43: Accommodation

    2. Section 44: Failed asylum-seekers: withdrawal of support

    3. Section 45: Integration loans

    4. Section 47: Removal: persons with statutorily extended leave

    5. Section 48: Removal: cancellation of leave

    6. Section 49: Capacity to make nationality application

    7. Section 50: Procedure

    8. Section 51: Fees

    9. Section 52: Fees: supplemental

  9. Miscellaneous

    1. Section 53: Arrest pending deportation

    2. Section 54: Refugee Convention: Construction

    3. Section 55: Refugee Convention: certification

    4. Section 56: Deprivation of Citizenship

    5. Section 57: Deprivation of right of abode

    6. Section 58: Acquisition of British nationality, &c.

    7. Section 59: Detained persons: national minimum wage

  10. General

  11. Territorial Extent

  12. Hansard References

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