The Immigration (Transit Visa) (Amendment) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-10-05

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 2621

IMMIGRATION
The Immigration (Transit Visa) (Amendment) Order 1995

Made
5th October 1995

Laid before Parliament
23rd October 1995

Coming into force
24th October 1995

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 1995 and shall come into force on 24th October 1995.

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

Home Office

Ann Widdecombe
Minister of State
5th October 1995

Article 2

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


Afghanistan

People’s Republic of China

Ghana

Iran

Iraq

Libya

Nigeria

Somalia

Sri Lanka

Turkey

Uganda

Zaire

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Immigration (Transit Visa) Order 1993 by adding China, Ghana and Nigeria to, and removing Lebanon from, 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.
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