Special Immigration Appeals Commission

Constitutional Affairs written question – answered on 4th May 2004.

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Photo of Andrew Dismore Andrew Dismore Labour, Hendon

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many appeals have been heard by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission; and for how many (a) days and (b) hours in total the Commission has sat in open session in relation to appeals against detention under anti-terrorism legislation and removal of nationality.

Photo of David Lammy David Lammy Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Constitutional Affairs)

To date there has been a combined total of fifteen substantive appeals heard before the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC). Of the 15 substantive appeals, two were brought before SIAC pursuant to the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997, with the remainder brought before SIAC pursuant to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. Information relating to the amount of (a) days, and (b) hours SIAC has sat in open session is not available without incurring disproportionate costs.

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