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Immigration Act 2014

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Cancellation of registration by Commissioner

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4(1)In section 87(3) (decisions of Commissioner which may be appealed to First-tier Tribunal) after paragraph (ea) insert—

(eb)to cancel a registration under paragraph 4A(e) of that Schedule.

(2)In paragraph 9 of Schedule 5 (powers of Commissioner on determining a complaint)—

(a)omit sub-paragraph (1)(b);

(b)after sub-paragraph (1A) (inserted by paragraph 7(4) of this Schedule) insert—

(1B)Sub-paragraph (1)(a) is subject to paragraph 4A(e) of Schedule 6 (duty of Commissioner to cancel registration of a person who is no longer competent or is otherwise unfit).

(3)In paragraph 3 of Schedule 6 (applications for continued registration)—

(a)omit sub-paragraph (5);

(b)in sub-paragraph (6) for “Otherwise,” substitute “Unless the Commissioner is required by paragraph 4A to cancel the applicant’s registration”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (7)(a) omit “or by a direction given by the First-tier Tribunal under section 89(2)(b)”.

(4)In Schedule 6 (registration) after paragraph 4 insert—

Further provision for the cancellation of registration

4AThe Commissioner must cancel a person’s registration if—

(a)the person asks for it to be cancelled;

(b)the person dies (in a case where the person is an individual) or is dissolved or wound up (in any other case);

(c)the person is convicted of an offence under section 25 or 26(1)(d) or (g) of the 1971 Act;

(d)under section 89(2A)(b) the First-tier Tribunal directs the Commissioner to cancel the person’s registration; or

(e)the Commissioner considers that the person is no longer competent or is otherwise unfit to provide immigration advice or immigration services.

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