New Clause 9

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:45 pm on 20th March 2007.

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Border and Immigration Inspectorate: Plans

‘(1) The Chief Inspector shall prepare plans describing the objectives and terms of reference of proposed inspections.

(2) Plans shall be prepared—

(a) at prescribed times and in respect of prescribed periods, and

(b) at such other times, and in respect of such other periods, as the Chief Inspector thinks appropriate.

(3) A plan must—

(a) be in the prescribed form, and

(b) contain the prescribed information.

(4) In preparing a plan the Chief Inspector shall consult—

(a) the Secretary of State, and

(b) prescribed persons.

(5) As soon as is reasonably practicable after preparing a plan the Chief Inspector shall send a copy to—

(a) the Secretary of State, and

(b) each prescribed person.

(6) The Chief Inspector and a prescribed person may by agreement disapply a requirement—

(a) to consult the person, or

(b) to send a copy of a plan to the person.

(7) Nothing in this section prevents the Chief Inspector from doing anything not mentioned in a plan.’.—[Mr. Byrne.]