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Immigration Act 2014

Section 13: Safeguards for children

73.This section amends paragraphs 4 and 18 of Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act to ensure that persons aged under 16 are not required to provide biometric information under that Schedule, unless the requirement is authorised by a chief immigration officer, and the information is provided in the presence of an adult who is a parent or guardian or someone who takes responsibility for the child at the time.

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