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Immigration Act 2016

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17(1)In this Schedule—

  • “court”, except where the context otherwise requires, means—

    (a)

    in relation to premises in England and Wales or Northern Ireland, the magistrates’ court;

    (b)

    in relation to premises in Scotland, the sheriff court;

  • “owner” in relation to premises, means—

    (a)

    a person (other than a mortgagee not in possession) entitled to dispose of the fee simple of the premises, whether in possession or in reversion;

    (b)

    a person who holds or is entitled to the rents and profits of the premises under a lease that (when granted) was for a term of not less than 3 years;

  • “person who has an interest”, in relation to premises, includes—

    (a)

    the owner;

    (b)

    any person with control of or responsibility for the premises;

    (c)

    any person who otherwise occupies the premises;

  • “premises” includes—

    (a)

    any land, vehicle, vessel or other place (whether enclosed or not);

    (b)

    any outbuildings that are, or are used as, part of premises;

  • “premises licence” has the meaning given by section 11 of the Licensing Act 2003;

  • “relevant licensing authority” has the meaning given by section 12 of that Act.

(2)In this Schedule—

(a)a reference to employment is to employment under a contract of service or apprenticeship, whether express or implied and whether oral or written;

(b)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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