The Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 ( Commencement No. 1) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-07-25

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2053 (C.46)

IMMIGRATION
The Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 ( Commencement No. 1) Order 1996

Made
25th July 1996

In exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 13(3) of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996(1), the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1996.

(2) In this Order “the Act”means the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

2.  The provisions of the Act which are specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order shall come into force on 26th July 1996; the provisions specified in Part II of the Schedule shall come into force on 1st September 1996; and the provisions specified in Part III of the Schedule shall come into force on 1st October 1996.

Ann Widdecombe
Minister of State
Home Office
25th July 1996

Article 2
SCHEDULE

PART IPROVISIONS OF THE ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 26TH JULY 1996

Provision of Act
Subject matter of provision

Section 3(3)
Appointment of special adjudicators

Section 3(5)
Procedure rules

Section 9(1) and (2), for the purpose only of making orders, and section 9(3)
Orders

Section 13
Short title, interpretation, commencement and extent

PART IIPROVISIONS OF THE ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST SEPTEMBER 1996

Provision of Act
Subject matter of provision

Section 2

Removal etc. of asylum claimants to safe third countries

Section 3, except subsections (3) and (5)
Appeals against certificates under section 2

Section 12, for the purpose of the provisions of Schedules 2, 3 and 4 specified in this Part
Schedules

In Schedule 2, paragraphs 3(2) and 8 to 12
Amendments of the Immigration Act 1971

In Schedule 3, paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 5
Amendments of the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993

In Schedule 4, the entry relating to the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993
Repeals

PART IIIPROVISIONS OF THE ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST OCTOBER 1996

Provision of Act
Subject matter of provision

Section 4
Obtaining leave by deception

Section 5
Assisting asylum claimants, and persons seeking to obtain leave by deception

Section 6
Increased penalties

Section 7
Power of arrest and search warrants

Section 12(1) and (3) for the purpose of the provisions of Schedules 2 and 4 specified in this Part
Schedules

In Schedule 2, paragraphs 1(2) and (3), 2, 4 to 7 and 13
Amendments of the Immigration Act 1971 and the Immigration Act 1988

In Schedule 4, the entry relating to the Immigration Act 1971
Repeals

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 26th July 1996 the provisions of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 specified in Part I of the Schedule to the Order. The provisions specified in Part II of that Schedule come into force on 1st September 1996 and those in Part III on 1st October 1996.

(1)
1996 c. 49.
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