Clause 18

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 6:00 pm on 13th March 2007.

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Photo of Sir David Amess Sir David Amess Conservative, Southend West 6:00 pm, 13th March 2007

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 88, in clause 18, page 10, line 3, after ‘officer’, insert

‘designated under section 1 of the UK Borders Act 2007’.

No. 89, in clause 18, page 10, line 3, after ‘the’, insert ‘designated’.

No. 91, in clause 20, page 11, line 15, after ‘officer’, insert

‘designated under section 1 of the UK Borders Act 2007’.

No. 93, in clause 20, page 11, leave out lines 30 to 34 and insert—

‘(f) the designated immigration officer shall deliver the seized cash to a constable within 48 hours of its seizure. The constable shall then treat this as cash seized by himself under section 294 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29),’.

No. 133, in clause 20, page 11, line 39, at end insert—

‘(2A) The Secretary of State shall make regulations to make provision about the qualification, training and complaints procedure for a designated immigration officer involved in the seizure of cash.

(2B) The regulations made under subsection (2A) shall be subject to a resolution of both Houses of Parliament.’.