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PART 1 E+W+S+N.I.Removal and other powers


8Provision of biometric information with immigration applicationsE+W+S+N.I.

(1)Section 126 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (power to require provision of physical data with certain immigration applications) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2), after paragraph (c) insert—

(d)a transit visa (within the meaning of section 41 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999), or

(e)a document issued as evidence that a person who is not a national of an EEA state or Switzerland is entitled to enter or remain in the United Kingdom by virtue of an enforceable EU right or of any provision made under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972.

(3)In subsection (4), after paragraph (f) insert—

(fa)provide for biometric information to be recorded on any document issued as a result of the application in relation to which the information was provided;.

(4)In subsection (9), after the definition of “code” insert—

document” includes a card or sticker and any other method of recording information (whether in writing or by the use of electronic or other technology or by a combination of methods),.


Commencement Information

I1S. 8 in force at 28.7.2014 by S.I. 2014/1820, art. 3(g)