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Asylum Support (Repeal) Order 2002

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Draft Order laid before Parliament under section 166(4) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

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2002 No.


Asylum Support (Repeal) Order 2002



Coming into force

8th April 2002

Whereas a draft of this Order has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 96(5) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999(1), the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Asylum Support (Repeal) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 8th April 2002.

Repeal of section 96(3) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

2.  Subsection (3) of section 96 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (ways in which support may be provided) is hereby repealed.

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office


Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order repeals section 96(3) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 which provides that asylum support provided by the Secretary of State under subsections (1)(a) or (b) or (2) of that section must not, unless the circumstances of a particular case are exceptional, be wholly or mainly by way of payments made (by whatever means) to the supported person or to his dependants (if any).

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