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2001 No. 239 (C.12)

IMMIGRATION

The Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2001

Made

28th January 2001

In exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 170(4) and (5) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999(1), the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2001.

2.  The provisions of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order shall come into force on the date specified in column 2 of that Schedule, but where a particular purpose is specified in relation to any such provision in column 3 of that Schedule, the provision shall come into force on that date only for that purpose.

Barbara Roche

Minister of State

Home Office

28th January 2001

Article 2

THE SCHEDULE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Section 22 (Restrictions on employment: code of practice).19 February 2001For the purposes of laying a draft code before Parliament and enabling subordinate legislation to be made under section 8A of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996(2)
Section 148 (Management of detention centres).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 149 (Contracting out of certain detention centres).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 150 (Contracted out functions at directly managed detention centres).2 April 2001
Section 151 (Intervention by Secretary of State2 April 2001
Section 152 (Visiting Committees and Inspections).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 153 (Detention Centre Rules).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 154 (Detainee Custody Officers).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 155 (Custodial functions and discipline etc. at detention centres).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 156 (Arrangements for the provision of escorts and custody).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 157 (Short-term holding facilities).2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Section 158 (Wrongful disclosure of information).2 April 2001
Section 159 (Power of constable to act outside his jurisdiction).2 April 2001
Schedule 11.2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Schedule 12.2 April 2001So far as not already in force.
Schedule 13.2 April 2001So far as not already in force.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force, certain provisions of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

On 19th February 2001, section 22 is commenced for the purposes of laying a draft code before Parliament and of making subordinate legislation.

On 2 April 2001, the following provisions are commenced, so far as not already in force:

(a)all of the provisions of Part VIII (Detention Centres and Detained Persons);

(b)Schedule 11 which contains provisions relating to detainee custody officers;

(c)Schedule 12 which contains provisions relating to discipline at detention centres;

(d)Schedule 13 which contains provisions relating to escort arrangements.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 have been or will be brought into force on the dates shown by commencement orders before the date of this Order.

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Sections 1 and 2 (Leave to enter; leave to remain).14th February 20002000/168
Section 3 (Continuation of leave pending decision).2nd October 20002000/2444
Sections 6 and 7 (Members of Missions other than diplomatic agents; Persons ceasing to be exempt).1st March 20002000/168
Section 8 (Persons excluded from the United Kingdom under International Obligations).1st March 20002000/168
Section 10(6) (Removal directions: prescribed class of persons to whom they may be given; imposition of prescribed requirements).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 10 (Removal of certain persons unlawfully in the United Kingdom) (so far as not already in force).2nd October 20002000/2444
Section 11 (Removal of asylum claimants under standing arrangements with Member States).2nd October 20002000/2444
Section 12(1) (in part) (Designation of countries other than EU Member States to which asylum claimants may be removed).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 12 (Removal of asylum claimants other than under standing arrangements with Member States) (so far as not already in force).2nd October 20002000/2444
Section 13 (Proof of identity of persons to be removed or deported)11th December 20002000/3099
Section 14 (Escorts for persons removed from the United Kingdom under directions).1st March 20002000/168
Section 18 (in part) (Passenger information).1st March 20002000/464
Sections 18 (so far as not already in force) and 19 (Notification of non-EEA arrivals).3rd April 20002000/464
Sections 20 and 21 (Supply of information to and by Secretary of State).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 23 (Monitoring refusals of entry clearance).2nd October 20002000/2444
Section 24 (Reporting suspicious marriages).1st January 20012000/2698
Sections 28, 29(1) (in part) (2) and (4) and 30 (Offences).14th February 20002000/168
Section 29 (Facilitation of Entry) (so far as not already in force).2nd October 20002000/2444
Section 32(2)(a), (3) and (10) (in part) (Prescribed penalty for carrying clandestines; prescribed period for payment; and prescribed control zone).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 33 (Clandestine entrants: Code of practice).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 35(7) to (9) (in part) (Clandestine entrants: period for giving notice of objection and service of notices on detached trailers).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 36(2)(a) (in part) (Clandestine entrants: prescribed period for payment of penalty).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 37(6) (in part) (Sale of transporters).6th December 19991999/3190
Sections 32 and 34 to 37 (in part) (so far as not already in force) (Clandestine entrants).3rd April 20002000/464
Section 32 and 34 to 37 (Clandestines) (so far as not already in force).18th September 20002000/2444
Section 38 (Assisting illegal entry and harbouring).3rd April 20002000/464
Section 39 (Clandestine entrants: Rail freight).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 40 (9) and (10) (Carriers' Liability: trains: international agreement for controls).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 42(8) (in part) (Sale of transporters).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 43 (Interpretation of Part II).6th December 19991999/3190
Sections 56 (The Immigration Appeal Tribunal) and 57 (Adjudicators).14th February 20002000/168
Section 58(2) (in part) (Part I of Schedule 4 to the Act).14th February 20002000/168
Section 58(2) (in part) (Part I of Schedule 4 to the Act).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 60(6) and (10) (Family visitor appeals: fees; definition of family visitor).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 72(3) (in part) (Miscellaneous Limitations on rights of appeal).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 74 (in part) (One-stop procedure: duty to disclose grounds for appeal etc).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 75 (in part) (One-stop procedure: duty to disclose grounds for entering etc the United Kingdom).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 76(6) (Results of failure to comply with section 74: definition of family member etc).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 80 (EEA Nationals).22nd May 20002000/1282
Part IV (appeals) (including Schedules 2, 3 and 4) (except for section 79 and so far as not already in force).2nd October 20002000/2444
Section 82 (Interpretation of Part V).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 83 (in part) (The Commissioner).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 83(4) and (5) (The Commissioner) (so far as not already in force).30th October 20002000/1985
Section 84(2)(a) and (b), (4)(a) and (d), (5) and (7) (Provision of immigration services).30th October 20002000/1985
Section 85(3) (Schedule 6).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 85 (Registration and exemption by the Commissioner) (so far as not already in force).30th October 20002000/1985
Section 86(1) to (9) (Designated professional bodies).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 86(10) to (12) (Designated professional bodies).30th October 20002000/1985
Section 87(5) (The Tribunal).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 87 (The Tribunal) (so far as not already in force).30th October 20002000/1985
Section 88 (Appeal upheld by the Tribunal).30th October 20002000/1985
Section 89 (Disciplinary charge upheld by the Tribunal).30th October 20002000/1985
Section 90 (Orders by disciplinary bodies).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 93 (Information).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 95(3) to (8) (in part) (Persons for whom support may be provided).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 95 (in part).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 97 (in part) (Supplemental provisions on provision of support).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 98(3) (in part) (Temporary support).1st March 20002000/464
Section 104 (Asylum support: Secretary of State’s Rules).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 110(9) (Definition of “Northern Ireland authority” for the purposes of section 110).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 114 (in part) (Overpayments).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 115 (in part) (Exclusion from benefits).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 116 (Amendment of section 21 of the National Assistance Act 1948).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 117(1) and (2) (Amendment of section 45 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 and paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 to the National Health Service Act 1977).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 118 (in part) (Housing authority accommodation).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 118 (so far as not already in force) (Housing authority accommodation).1st March 20002000/464
Section 119 (in part) (Homelessness: Scotland and Northern Ireland).1st January 20001999/3190
Section 119 (so far as not already in force) (Homelessness: Scotland and Northern Ireland).1st March 20002000/464
Sections 120 and 121 (in part) (Other restrictions on assistance: Scotland and Northern Ireland).1st March 20002000/464
Section 122 (in part) (Support for children).1st March 20002000/464
Part VI (so far as not already in force and except section 117(5)) (Support for asylum seekers).3rd April 20002000/464
Section 123 (in part) (Backdating of benefits where person recorded as refugee).1st January 20001999/3190
Sections 128 to 139 (Powers to arrest and search).14th February 20002000/168
Sections 141 to 144 (Fingerprinting, Attendance for fingerprinting, Destruction of fingerprints and Other methods of collecting data about physical characteristics).11th December 20002000/3099
Section 147 (Interpretation of Part VIII).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 148(3) (Management of detention centres).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 149(1), (3), (6)(a) and (9) (Detention centres: Contracting out),1st August 20002000/1985
Section 152(2) and (3) (Visiting Committees: functions).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 153 (Detention centre rules).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 154 (in part) (Detainee Custody Officers).3rd April 20002000/464
Section 154(7) (Schedule 11).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 155(2) (Schedule 12).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 156(5) (Schedule 13).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 157 (Short-term holding facilities).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 160 to 163 (Registrar’s Certificates: procedure).1st January 20012000/2698
Section 165 (in part) (Procedural requirements as to applications).22nd May 20002000/1282
Section 169(1) and (2) (in part) (Minor and consequential amendments and transitional provisions).6th December 19991999/3190
Section 169 (in part).14th February 20002000/168
Section 169(1) and (3) (in part) (Minor and consequential amendments and repeals).1st March 20002000/464
Section 169(1) and (3) (in part) (so far as not already in force) (Minor and consequential amendments and repeals).3rd April 20002000/464
Section 169(1) (in part) (Schedule 14).1st August 20002000/1985
Section 169 (Schedules 14 to 16).2nd October 20002000/2444
Section 169(1) and (3) (Schedules 14 and 16).1st January 20012000/2698
Section 169(1) and (3) (in part) (Minor and consequential amendments and repeals).11th December 20002000/3099
In Schedule 1, paragraphs 2 and 5 (Sale of transporters).6th December 19991999/3190
Schedule 1 (so far as not already in force) (Sale of transporters).3rd April 20002000/464
Schedules 2 (The Immigration Appeal Tribunal) and 3 (Adjudicators).14th February 20002000/168
In Schedule 4 (Appeals), paragraph 1 (Notice of appealable matters).22nd May 20002000/1282
In Schedule 4 (Appeals), paragraphs 3 to 5.14th February 20002000/168
In Schedule 5 (The Immigration Services Commissioner), paragraphs 1(1), (2) and (4), 2(1) to (4) and (6) to (8), 3(1) to (3) and (5) to (7), 4, 5(1) to (3), 6(1) and 11 to 25.22nd May 20002000/1282
Schedule 5 (Regulatory functions) (so far as not already in force).30th October 20002000/1985
In Schedule 6, paragraph 5(1) (Immigration Services Commissioner: Registration fees).1st August 20002000/1985
Schedule 6 (so far as not already in force).30th October 20002000/1985
Schedule 7 (so far as not already in force).30th October 20002000/1985
Schedule 8 (Provision of support: regulations).1st January 20001999/3190
In Schedule 11 (Detainee custody officers) paragraphs 1 and 7(1).3rd April 20002000/464
In Schedule 11, paragraphs 2(1)(a) and 7(2) and (3) (Detainee custody officers).1st August 20002000/1985
In Schedule 12, paragraphs 1, 2 and 3(7) (Disciplines etc at detention centres).1st August 20002000/1985
In Schedule 13, paragraph 2(1)(a) and (4) (Escort arrangements).1st August 20002000/1985
In Schedule 14, paragraph 54 (Proof of documents).6th December 19991999/3190
In Schedule 14, paragraph 61.11th December 20002000/3099
In Schedule 14, paragraph 117 (Amendment of section 512(3) of the Education Act 1996).6th December 19991999/3190
In Schedule 14, paragraphs 43 (in part), 44(1), 45, 49 (in part), 50, 51, 53, 56 to 60, 62(1), (3) and (4), 63, 64, 67, 68, 71, 72, 80(1) (in part), (2) and (3), 90(1) (in part), (2) and (3), 91, 94 (in part), 95, 96, 98, 108 (in part), 109, 118 (in part) and 125 (Minor and consequential provisions).14th February 20002000/168
In Schedule 14, paragraphs 43 (in part), 52(1) (in part) and 3(a), 108 (in part) and 110 (Minor and consequential provisions).1st March 20002000/464
In Schedule 14, paragraphs 118 (in part) and 129 (Notices of decisions which are appealable under the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997).1st August 20002000/1985
In Schedule 14, paragraphs 43 (in part), 52(1) (in part) and 3(b), 74, 76, 92, 93, 99 (in part), 101, 108 (in part) and 111 to 113 (Minor and consequential provisions).3rd April 20002000/464
In Schedule 14 (Consequential amendments), paragraphs 43, 44(2), 46, 49 (except for section 22 of the 1971 Act, so far as that section has effect for the purposes of paragraph 25 of Schedule 2 to that Act, and so far as not already in force), 52 (so far as not already in force), 55, 65, 66, 69, 70, 83, 84, 99, 103 to 106, 108, 114, 115, 118, 120, 121 (so far as it relates to subsections (1) to (6) of section 2A of the 1997 Act), 122 to 128, 129 (so far as not already in force).2nd October 20002000/2444
In Schedule 14, paragraphs 1 to 32, 37 to 42 and 77.1st January 20012000/2698
In Schedule 15, paragraphs 5, 6 and 9 (Transitional provisions in relation to section 116 and subsections (1) and (2) of section 117).6th December 19991999/3190
In Schedule 15, paragraphs 1, 3, 4(b) and 14 (Transitional provisions).14th February 20002000/168
In Schedule 15 (Transitional provisions and savings), paragraphs 11 and 12.2nd October 20002000/2444
In Schedule 16, the entries relating to the Immigration Act 1971 (in part), the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975, the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990, the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 and the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 (in part).14th February 20002000/168
In Schedule 16 (Repeals) the entries relating to section 9 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and Paragraph 3 of Schedule 6 to the Housing Act 1996.1st March 20002000/464
In Schedule 16 (Repeals) the entries relating to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992, the Social Security and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992, sections 3 and 4 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Asylum and Immigration Act 1993 and sections 10 and 11 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.3rd April 20002000/464
In Schedule 16 (Repeals), the entries relating to Part II and Schedules 2 and 3 of the 1971 Act (except for section 22 of the 1971 Act, so far as that section has effect for the purposes of paragraph 25 of Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act, and so far as not already in force); the entry relating to section 5 of the Immigration Act 1988(3); the entries relating to sections 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 of, and Schedule 2 to, the 1993 Act; the entries relating to sections 1, 2 and 3 of, and Schedules 2 and 3 to, the 1996 Act; the entries relating to section 7(4) of, and paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to, the 1997 Act.2nd October 20002000/2444
In Schedule 16 (Repeals) the entries relating to the Marriage Act 1949(4), the Family Law Reform Act 1969(5) and the Marriage (Registrar General’s Licence) Act 1970(6).1st January 20012000/2698
In Schedule 16 (Repeals) the entry relating to section 3 of the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993.11th December 20002000/3099
(2)

1996 c. 49. Section 8A is inserted by section 22 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33).

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