New Clause 1 - Detention of persons – exempted persons

Part of Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:45 pm on 10th November 2015.

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In paragraph 16 of Schedule 2 to the Immigration Act 1971 after subsection (4) insert —

‘(5) A person may not be detained under this paragraph if they are a member of one or more of the following groups of person—

(a) Pregnant women;

(b) Victims of trafficking;

(c) Victims of torture;

(d) Victims of sexual violence;

(e) Any other group as may be prescribed by the Secretary of State.”—(Paul Blomfield.)