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Home Office: EU Law

Home Office written question – answered on 24th September 2018.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2018 to Question 136551, on EU Law, what the nine regulations mentioned in this answer are.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Answer of 18 April to Question 136551 indicated that 5 regulations had been laid with a further 4 regulations intended in 2018. To date, 8 of the 9 regulations have been laid. These 8 regulations introduced by the Home Office as a result of EU legislation since 23 June 2016 are:

  • The Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Directive 2014/41/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014

  • The Passenger Name Record and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2018 / Immigration and Police (Passenger, Crew and Service Information) (Amendment) Order 2018
  • Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2018
  • Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018 implementing Directive 2002/58/EC and related EU law on privacy and data protection.

In addition, the Home Office currently intends to lay a further 3 regulations:

  • Council Framework Decision 2009/905/JHA of 30 November 2009
  • EU Directive on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims (2011)
  • Regulation (EU) 2016/1191 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2016

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