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(1)In section 2 of the UK Borders Act 2007 (c. 30) (detention at ports), after subsection (1), insert—
“(1A)A designated immigration officer at a port in Scotland may detain an individual if the immigration officer thinks that the individual is subject to a warrant for arrest.”
(2)In section 3 of that Act (enforcement of detention at ports), after subsection (4), insert—
“(4A)In the application of this section to Scotland, the references in subsections (2)(a) and (3)(a) to 51 weeks shall be treated as references to 12 months.”
(3)In section 60(1) of that Act (provisions which do not extend to Scotland), omit “1 to 4,”.
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