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Immigration Act 2014

Section 70: Power to charge fees for attendance services in particular cases

446.Subsection (1) confirms that section 70 only applies when a person carries out a function in connection with immigration or nationality at a location outside of the United Kingdom, at an agreed time and place at the request of a customer. Attendance services are optional and bespoke services, which are provided in addition to other chargeable services.

447.Subsection (2) states that the ‘attendance service’ defined in subsection (1) does not include the exercise of other chargeable functions, for which fees must be set out in the fees order and fees regulations.

448.Subsection (4) provides that the customer may be charged a fee for the ‘attendance service’ in order to ensure that the costs of providing the service are recovered.

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