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Immigration Act 2014


419.Paragraph 5 of this Schedule inserts new paragraph 5A in Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act to make provision in relation to designated persons.

420.New paragraph 5A(2) of Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act provides that a designation will be subject to such limitations as may be specified in the designation.

421.New paragraph 5A(3) sets out that a limitation under paragraph (5A)(2) may in particular relate to the functions that are exercised by that designated person.

422.New paragraph 5A(4) provides that a designation may be permanent or for a specified period and may in either case be withdrawn or varied.

423.New paragraph 5A(5) provides that the power to designate, or to withdraw or vary a designation, is exercised by the Secretary of State giving notice to the person in question.

424.New paragraph 5A(6) provides that the Secretary of State may designate a person under this paragraph only if satisfied that the person is capable of effectively carrying out the functions that are exercisable by virtue of the designation, has received adequate training in respect of the exercise of those functions, and is otherwise a suitable person to exercise those functions.

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