Clause 79 - Appeal to Tribunal

Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:45 pm on 21st May 2002.

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Amendment made: No. 425, in page 40, line 8, at end insert—

'(2) A party to an application to the Tribunal for permission to appeal under subsection (1) may apply to the High Court for a review of the Tribunal's decision on the ground that the Tribunal made an error of law.

(3) Where an application is made under subsection (2)—

(a) it shall be determined by a single judge by reference only to written submissions,

(b) the judge may affirm or reverse the Tribunal's decision,

(c) the judge's decision shall be final, and

(d) if the judge thinks the application had no merit he shall issue a certificate under this paragraph (which shall be dealt with in accordance with Civil Procedure Rules).'.—[Angela Eagle.]

Clause 79, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.