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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Photo of Albert Owen Albert Owen Labour, Ynys Môn 3:45 pm, 10th November 2015

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

New clause 3—Time limit on detention—

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

“(5) ubject to regulations under subsection (6), a person detained under this paragraph must be released on bail in accordance with Schedule 5 to the Immigration Act 2016 after no later than the twenty-eighth day following that on which the person was detained.

(6) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision to vary by category of person the time limit under subsection (5).”