Clause 17

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 5:15 pm on 13th March 2007.

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Amendment made: No. 109, in clause 17, page 9, line 37, at end insert—

‘(3A) For the purposes of the provisions mentioned in subsection (1)(a) and (b), a person’s status as an asylum-seeker by virtue of subsection (2)(b) continues for a prescribed period after the appeal ceases to be pending.

(3B) In subsection (3A) “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State; and the regulations—

(a) may contain incidental or transitional provision,

(b) may make different provision for different classes of case,

(c) shall be made by statutory instrument, and

(d) shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.’.—[Joan Ryan.]