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Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Border functions

    1. General customs functions of the Secretary of State

      1. 1.General customs functions of the Secretary of State

      2. 2.Power of Secretary of State to modify functions

    2. General customs officials

      1. 3.Designation of general customs officials

      2. 4.Designation: supplementary

      3. 5.Directions by the Secretary of State

    3. The Director of Border Revenue

      1. 6.The Director of Border Revenue

      2. 7.Customs revenue functions of the Director

      3. 8.Power of Treasury to modify Director's functions

      4. 9.Delegation of Director's functions

      5. 10.Compliance with directions etc.

    4. Customs revenue officials

      1. 11.Designation of customs revenue officials

      2. 12.Designation: supplementary

      3. 13.Directions by the Director

    5. Use and disclosure of information

      1. 14.Use and disclosure of customs information

      2. 15.Prohibition on disclosure of personal customs information

      3. 16.Exceptions to section 15 prohibition

      4. 17.Prohibition on further disclosure

      5. 18.Offence of wrongful disclosure

      6. 19.Application of statutory provisions

      7. 20.Supply of Revenue and Customs information

      8. 21.Duty to share information

    6. Investigations and detention

      1. 22.Application of the PACE orders

      2. 23.Investigations and detention: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

      3. 24.Investigations and detention: Scotland

      4. 25.Short-term holding facilities

    7. Transfer of property etc.

      1. 26.Transfer schemes

      2. 27.Facilities and services

    8. Inspection and oversight

      1. 28.Inspections by the Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency

      2. 29.Inspections by Her Majesty's Inspectors of Constabulary etc.

      3. 30.Complaints and misconduct

    9. Other provisions

      1. 31.Prosecution of offences

      2. 32.Payment of revenue to the Commissioners

      3. 33.Power to require payment into the Consolidated Fund

      4. 34.Children

    10. Supplementary

      1. 35.Power to modify enactments

      2. 36.Power to make supplementary etc. provision

      3. 37.Subordinate legislation

      4. 38.Interpretation

  3. Part 2 Citizenship

    1. Acquisition of British citizenship by naturalisation

      1. 39.Application requirements: general

      2. 40.Application requirements: family members etc.

      3. 41.The qualifying period

    2. Acquisition of British citizenship by birth

      1. 42.Children born in UK etc. to members of the armed forces

    3. Acquisition of British citizenship etc. by registration

      1. 43.Minors

      2. 44.British Nationals (Overseas) without other citizenship

      3. 45.Descent through the female line

      4. 46.Children born outside UK etc. to members of the armed forces

      5. 47.Good character requirement

    4. Interpretation etc.

      1. 48.Meaning of references to being in breach of immigration laws

      2. 49.Other interpretation etc.

  4. Part 3 Immigration

    1. Studies

      1. 50.Restriction on studies

    2. Fingerprinting

      1. 51.Fingerprinting of foreign criminals liable to automatic deportation

    3. Detention at ports in Scotland

      1. 52.Extension of sections 1 to 4 of the UK Borders Act 2007 to Scotland

  5. Part 4 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Judicial review

      1. 53.Transfer of certain immigration judicial review applications

    2. Trafficking people for exploitation

      1. 54.Trafficking people for exploitation

    3. Children

      1. 55.Duty regarding the welfare of children

    4. General

      1. 56.Repeals

      2. 57.Extent

      3. 58.Commencement

      4. 59.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      Repeals

      1. Part 1 Border functions

      2. Part 2 Citizenship

      3. Part 3 Immigration

      4. Part 4 Miscellaneous

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