New Clause 16 - Detention etc. by immigration officers in Scotland

Part of Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:30 pm on 10th November 2015.

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‘(1) Section 26B(1) of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995 (interpretation of Part 3) is amended as follows.

(2) In the definition of “immigration offence”—

(a) after “means” insert “— (a)”, and

(b) at the end of paragraph (a) insert “, or

(b) (insofar as it is not an offence within paragraph (a)) an offence under the Immigration Acts or in relation to which a power of arrest is conferred on an immigration officer by the Immigration Acts;”.

(3) In the definition of “immigration enforcement offence”, omit paragraph (a).’—(The Solicitor General.)