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Immigration Act 2016

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Service of notices

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4(1)A notice under paragraph 1, 2 or 3 must be served by an immigration officer.

(2)The immigration officer must if possible—

(a)fix a copy of the notice to at least one prominent place on the premises,

(b)fix a copy of the notice to each normal means of access to the premises,

(c)fix a copy of the notice to any outbuildings that appear to the immigration officer to be used with or as part of the premises,

(d)give a copy of the notice to at least one person who appears to the immigration officer to have control of or responsibility for the premises,

(e)give a copy of the notice to the people who live on the premises and to any person who does not live there but was informed (under paragraph 1(11)) that the notice was going to be issued.

(3)If the immigration officer reasonably believes, at the time of serving the notice, that there are persons occupying another part of the building or other structure in which the premises are situated whose access to that part will be impeded if an illegal working compliance order is made under paragraph 5, the immigration officer must also if possible serve the notice on those persons.

(4)The immigration officer may enter any premises, using reasonable force if necessary, for the purposes of complying with sub-paragraph (2)(a).

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