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Police and Justice Act 2006

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Travel and freight information

14Information-gathering powers: extension to domestic flights and voyages

(1)The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (c. 13) is amended as follows.

(2)In section 32 (police powers to gather information relating to flights and voyages to or from the United Kingdom), in subsection (1) (ships and aircraft to which section applies), for paragraphs (a) and (b) there is substituted—

(a)arriving, or expected to arrive, at any place in the United Kingdom (whether from a place in the United Kingdom or from outside the United Kingdom), or

(b)leaving, or expected to leave, from any place in the United Kingdom (whether for a place in the United Kingdom or for outside the United Kingdom).

(3)In each of section 32(5) (interpretation of section) and section 33(5) (police powers to gather information about freight entering or leaving the United Kingdom: interpretation of section), after paragraph (c) there is inserted , and

(d)“ship” includes—

(i)every description of vessel used in navigation, and

(ii)hovercraft.

(4)In section 36 (duty to share travel and freight information), in subsection (9) (interpretation of section), after the definition of “Revenue and Customs purposes” there is inserted , and

“ship” includes—

(a)every description of vessel used in navigation, and

(b)hovercraft.

(5)In section 38 (disclosure of travel and freight information for security purposes), after subsection (5) there is inserted—

(5A)In subsection (4) “ship” includes—

(a)every description of vessel used in navigation, and

(b)hovercraft.

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