Search Legislation

Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919

 Help about what version

What Version

 Help about advanced features

Advanced Features

 Help about opening options

Opening Options

Changes over time for: Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919

 Help about opening options

Changes to legislation:

Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 17 October 2019. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.

U.K.

Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919

1919 CHAPTER 92 9 and 10 Geo 5

An Act to continue and extend the provisions of the Aliens Restriction Act, 1914.

[23rd December 1919]

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

C3In this enactment “alien” in relation to any time after the beginning of 1.1.1983 is defined by British Nationality Act 1981 (c. 61, SIF 87), s. 51 (4)

Commencement Information

I1Act in force at Royal Assent

1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1U.K.

Textual Amendments

F1Ss. 1, 2 (1) repealed by Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77), s. 34 (1), Sch. 6

2

(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3

Textual Amendments

F2Ss. 1, 2 (1) repealed by Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77), s. 34 (1), Sch. 6

Further Restrictions of AliensU.K.

3 Incitement to sedition, &c.U.K.

(1)If any alien attempts or does any act calculated or likely to cause sedition or disaffection amongst any of His Majesty’s Forces or the forces of His Majesty’s allies, or amongst the civilian population, he shall be liable on conviction on indictment to penal servitude for a term not exceeding ten years, or on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months.

(2)If any alien promotes or attempts to promote industrial unrest in any industry in which he has not been bona fide engaged for at least two years immediately preceding in the United Kingdom, he shall be liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C4S. 3 (1) amended as to penal servitude (E.W.) (S.) by Criminal Justice Act 1948 (c. 58), s. 1(1) and (N.I.) by Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 (c. 14), s. 1 (1)

4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4U.K.

Textual Amendments

F55 Employment of aliens in ships of the mercantile marine.U.K.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

6 Appointment of aliens to the Civil Service. U.K.

After the passing of this Act no alien shall be appointed to any office or place in the Civil Service of the State.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

[7]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6U.K.

Textual Amendments

F7F8F98 Provisions as to aliens on juries.U.K.

No alien shall sit upon a jury in any judicial or other proceedings if challenged by any party to such proceedings.

9—11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10U.K.

12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11U.K.

GeneralU.K.

13 Offences and penalties.U.K.

(1)If any person acts in contravention of or fails to comply with the provisions of this Act . . . F12, he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.

(2)If any person aids or abets any person in any contravention of this Act or knowingly harbours any person whom he knows or has reasonable ground for believing to have acted in contravention of this Act, he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F13

(4)A person who is guilty of an offence against this Act shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding [F14Level 3 on the standard scale][F14one hundred pounds] or to imprisonment, [F15with or without hard labour], for a term not exceeding six months, or, on a second or subsequent conviction, twelve months, or, in either case, to both such fine and imprisonment.

Textual Amendments

F13Ss. 13 (3), 14 (1) repealed by Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77), s. 34 (1), Sch. 6

F14Words beginning “level 3”substituted (S.) for words beginning “one”by virtue of Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 21, SIF 39:1), ss. 289F, 289G

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48, SIF 39:1), ss. 35 (in relation to liability on first and subsequent convictions), 38 (increase of fines) and 46 (substitution of references to levels on the standard scale) apply (E.W.)

C8Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 21, SIF 39:1), s. 289E (in relation to liability on first and subsequent convictions), applies (S.)

C9S. 13(4) amended as to imprisonment with hard labour (E.W.)(S.) by Criminal Justice Act 1948 (c. 58), s. 1 (2)

14

(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F16

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F17

Textual Amendments

F16Ss. 13 (3), 14 (1) repealed by Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77), s. 34 (1), Sch. 6

15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F18U.K.

Textual Amendments

16†Short title and repeal.U.K.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act, 1919, and the principal Act and this Act may be cited together as the Aliens Restriction Acts, 1914 and 1919.

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F19

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C10Unreliable marginal note

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

Timeline of Changes

This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). This date is our basedate. No versions before this date are available. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help.

Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources