Clause 28

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:00 am on 20th March 2007.

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Photo of Sir David Amess Sir David Amess Conservative, Southend West 11:00 am, 20th March 2007

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments: No. 140, in clause 30, page 15, leave out lines 40 and 41 and insert—

‘(1) A deportation order under section 28(5) above must be made—

(a) not less than 6 months before the first date at which a criminal could be released from prison for an individual sentenced to over 12 months imprisonment; or

(b) on the date a final appeal has been withdrawn or determined, or the latest date on which such an appeal could be brought, for an individual sentenced to less than 12 months imprisonment.’.

No. 10, in clause 30, page 15, line 40, leave out from ‘made’ to end of line 41 and insert ‘within 14 days of conviction.’.

No. 11, in clause 30, page 15, line 46, leave out paragraph (b).

No. 33, in clause 30, page 16, line 6, at end add—

‘(4) Where a deportation order has not been made within one month of the end of the period specified in subsection (2) above, the Secretary of State must write to the judge or magistrate’s court responsible for passing the sentence of imprisonment under section 28(2) in order to explain why a deportation order has not been made and what action he plans to take.’.