The Immigration (Transit Visa) (Amendment) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-08-05

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2065

IMMIGRATION
The Immigration (Transit Visa) (Amendment) Order 1996

Made
5th August 1996

Laid before Parliament
8th August 1996

Coming into force
1st September 1996

In exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 1A(1) and (2) of the Immigration (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1987(1), the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Transit Visa) (Amendment) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st September 1996.

2.  For the Schedule to the Immigration (Transit Visa) Order 1993(2) there shall be substituted the Schedule to this Order.

Timothy Kirkhope
Parliamentary Under−Secretary of State
Home Office
5th August 1996

SCHEDULECOUNTRIES OR TERRITORIES WHOSE NATIONALS OR CITIZENS NEED A VISA FOR PASSING THROUGH THE UNITED KINGDOM

Afghanistan
Libya

People’s Republic of China
Nigeria

Eritrea
Somalia

Ethiopia
Sri Lanka

Ghana
Turkey

Iran
Uganda

Iraq
Zaire

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Immigration (Transit Visa) Order 1993 (as amended by the Immigration (Transit Visa) (Amendment) Order 1995) by adding Eritrea and Ethiopia to the list of countries or territories whose nationals or citizens need a visa for passing through the United Kingdom.


(1)
1987 c. 24; section 1A was inserted by section 12(3) of the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993 (c. 23).

(2)
S.I. 1993/1678; the Schedule was amended by S.I. 1995/2621.
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