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Immigration Act 2016

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Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (c. 45)

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31After section 13 insert—

13APersons disqualified by reason of immigration status

(1)For the purposes of section 13(3A) a person is disqualified by reason of the person’s immigration status from driving a taxi or private hire car if the person is subject to immigration control and—

(a)the person has not been granted leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom, or

(b)the person’s leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom—

(i)is invalid,

(ii)has ceased to have effect (whether by reason of curtailment, revocation, cancellation, passage of time or otherwise), or

(iii)is subject to a condition preventing the person from driving a taxi or private hire car.

(2)Where a person is on immigration bail within the meaning of Part 1 of Schedule 10 to the Immigration Act 2016—

(a)the person is to be treated for the purposes of this section as if the person had been granted leave to enter the United Kingdom, but

(b)any condition as to the person’s work in the United Kingdom to which the person’s immigration bail is subject is to be treated for those purposes as a condition of leave.

(3)For the purposes of this section a person is subject to immigration control if under the Immigration Act 1971 the person requires leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom.

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