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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

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132Effect of designation

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(1)A designated person does not have leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom.

(2)For the purposes of a provision of the Immigration Acts and any other enactment which concerns or refers to immigration or nationality (including any provision which applies or refers to a provision of the Immigration Acts or any other enactment about immigration or nationality) a designated person—

(a)is a person subject to immigration control,

(b)is not to be treated as an asylum-seeker or a former asylum-seeker, and

(c)is not in the United Kingdom in breach of the immigration laws.

(3)Despite subsection (2)(c), time spent in the United Kingdom as a designated person may not be relied on by a person for the purpose of an enactment about nationality.

(4)A designated person—

(a)shall not be deemed to have been given leave in accordance with paragraph 6 of Schedule 2 to the Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77) (notice of leave or refusal), and

(b)may not be granted temporary admission to the United Kingdom under paragraph 21 of that Schedule.

(5)Sections 134 and 135 make provision about support for designated persons and their dependants.

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