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Immigration Act 2014

Section 16: Report by Chief Inspector on administrative review

92.The Immigration Rules will set out when an applicant may be able to seek an administrative review where an application is refused. Subsection (1) requires the Secretary of State to commission a report from the Chief Inspector on administrative review within a period of 12 months from when section 15 comes into force, addressing in particular the effectiveness of administrative review in identifying and correcting case working errors and the independence of persons conducting the administrative review. Subsections (2) and (3) require the Chief Inspector to send the report to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of State to lay a copy before Parliament. Subsection (4) defines “administrative review,” “case working error,” “Chief Inspector” and “immigration rules” used in this section.

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