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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 31 October 2013

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

Immigration Bill Committee 11-13

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Immigration Bill

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

1

 

Clause  12,  page  10,  line  27,  leave out ‘foreign criminals’ and insert ‘persons liable

 

to deportation’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

2

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  13,  leave out ‘foreign criminals’ and insert ‘persons liable

 

to deportation’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

3

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  14,  leave out from ‘where’ to end of line 15 and insert ‘a

 

human rights claim has been made by a person (“P”) who is liable to deportation under—

 

(a)    

section 3(5)(a) of the Immigration Act 1971 (Secretary of State deeming

 

deportation conducive to public good), or

 

(b)    

section 3(6) of that Act (court recommending deportation following

 

conviction).’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

4

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  18,  leave out ‘C’ and insert ‘P’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

5

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  19,  leave out ‘C’ and insert ‘P’.


 
 

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Mark Harper

 

6

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  20,  leave out ‘C’s’ and insert ‘P’s’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

7

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  24,  leave out ‘C’ and insert ‘P’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

8

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  26,  leave out ‘C’ and insert ‘P’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

9

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  28,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

10

 

Clause  17,  page  16,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

A landlord is to be taken to “authorise” an adult to occupy premises in the

 

circumstances mentioned in subsection (1) if (and only if) there is a contravention

 

of this section.’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

11

 

Clause  17,  page  17,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

A contravention of this section does not affect the validity or enforceability of any

 

provision of a residential tenancy agreement by virtue of any rule of law relating

 

to the validity or enforceability of contracts in circumstances involving

 

illegality.’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

12

 

Clause  29,  page  25,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

If the draft of an instrument containing an order under or in connection with this

 

Chapter would, apart from this subsection, be a hybrid instrument for the

 

purposes of the standing orders of either House of Parliament, it is to proceed in

 

that House as if it were not a hybrid instrument.’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

13

 

Clause  63,  page  48,  line  22,  after ‘purposes’ insert ‘or areas’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

14

 

Schedule  8,  page  93,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 (c.19)

 

            

In section 8(7) of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc)

 

Act 2004 (claimant’s credibility; definitions), in paragraph (d) of the definition

 

of “immigration decision”, omit “(1)(a), (b), (ba) or (c)”.’.


 
 

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Consultation with the devolved administrations

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Prior to the implementation of sections 15 to 32 the Secretary of State shall

 

consult with the Scottish Government, the Northern Ireland Executive, and the

 

Welsh Government on the implementation and principles of these sections.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

15

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  10,  after ‘it’, insert ‘and the Secretary of State has given the

 

person written notice of his liability to removal’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

16

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  32,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

Regulations under subsection (6)—

 

(a)    

shall be made by statutory instrument, and

 

(b)    

may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by

 

resolution of each House of Parliament.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

17

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  35,  at end add ‘(Schedule 1 is subject to existing regulatory

 

systems under—

 

(a)    

the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration,

 

(b)    

IPCC, and

 

(c)    

HM Inspector of Prisons.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

18

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

In deciding whether to give consent to bail the Secretary of State will consider

 

whether the applicant is pregnant.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

19

 

Page  4,  line  23,  leave out Clause 5.


 
 

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

20

 

Clause  6,  page  5,  line  10,  after ‘citizen’, insert ‘or after three years’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

21

 

Clause  10,  page  6,  line  37,  after ‘offence’, insert ‘for which, if convicted, the

 

offender would be liable to a term of imprisonment exceeding eight weeks’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

22

 

Clause  10,  page  7,  leave out lines 1 to 3.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

23

 

Page  8,  line  19,  leave out Clause 11.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

24

 

Clause  11,  page  8,  line  20,  at beginning insert—

 

‘(6)    

This section shall not come into force until a draft statutory instrument is laid

 

before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.

 

(7)    

An order under subsection (3A) may not be made until—

 

(a)    

a report by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

 

on entry clearance decision-making in the UK Border Agency for entry

 

clearance and managed migration; and

 

(b)    

the Secretary of State is satisfied that decision-making for entry clearance

 

and managed migration is—

 

(i)    

efficient;

 

(ii)    

effective; and

 

(iii)    

fair.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

25

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  24,  leave out ‘order’ and insert ‘regulations’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

26

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  27,  at end add—


 
 

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

‘(8)    

Regulations under subsection (6)—

 

(a)    

shall be made by statutory instrument, and

 

(b)    

may not be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by

 

resolution of, each House of Parliament.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

27

 

Clause  24,  page  21,  line  42,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

28

 

Clause  24,  page  22,  line  7,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

29

 

Schedule  1,  page  51,  line  23,  after ‘premises’, insert ‘within 24 hours of

 

application.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

30

 

Schedule  3,  page  55,  line  22,  after ‘hostel’, insert ‘night shelter or domestic

 

women’s refuge’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

31

 

Schedule  3,  page  56,  line  35,  leave out paragraph 8.

 

Pilot of residential housing provisions

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Sections 15 to 32 shall not come into force until—

 

(a)    

a pilot of these measures has been undertaken in—

 

(i)    

one London borough;

 

(ii)    

one local authority in a county in England;

 

(iii)    

one local authority in a county in Wales;

 

(iv)    

one local authority in a county in Scotland; and

 

(v)    

one local authority in a county in Northern Ireland.


 
 

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

(2)    

Each pilot should last for a period of six months.

 

(3)    

At the conclusion of each pilot, the Secretary of State must prepare and publish a

 

report and must lay a copy of the report before Parliament.

 

(4)    

Each report shall contain an evaluation of the effects of sections 15 to 32 on the

 

level of discrimination in the private rental housing sector.

 

(5)    

A Minister of the Crown must, not later than three months after the report has

 

been laid before Parliament, make a motion in the House of Commons in relation

 

to the report.

 

(6)    

If a motion under subsection (5) has been approved by the House of Commons,

 

the provisions of sections 15 to 32 come into force on whatever day or days the

 

Secretary of State appoints by order made by statutory instrument.’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

32

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  leave out lines 7 to 19.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

33

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  leave out lines 31 to 42.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

34

 

Clause  6,  page  4,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(1ZA)    

Subsection 1(bza) does not apply to persons who were—

 

(a)    

born before 1 January 1983 outside the United Kingdom to a British

 

mother; or

 

(b)    

born before 1 July 2006 outside the United Kingdom to a British father

 

who was not married to their mother.’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

35

 

Clause  14,  page  14,  line  3,  at end insert ‘or

 

(c)    

was born in the United Kingdom and has always lived in the United

 

Kingdom;’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

36

 

Schedule  8,  page  95,  line  39,  after ‘rules’, insert ‘by a senior officer independent of

 

the original decision’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

37

 

Clause  33,  page  27,  line  24,  after ‘charge’, insert ‘for—

 

(i)    

holders of tier 4 student visas and student visitor visas;

 

(ii)    

a person who has made National Insurance payments for two

 

financial years; and

 

(iii)    

other groups that the Secretary of State may specify in the

 

order.’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

38

 

Clause  63,  page  48,  line  16,  leave out from ‘subsection’ to end of line 17, and insert


 
 

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

‘may not be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each

 

House of Parliament’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

39

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  32,  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

The Secretary of State shall by order—

 

(a)    

ensure that children are not detained for immigration purposes; and

 

(b)    

ensure that if a child requires accommodation prior to departure for—

 

(i)    

a minimal pre-departure period with their family, or

 

(ii)    

the period until they can leave the country, where a child arrives

 

at a port of entry without a required visa, and makes no claim for

 

visa or asylum on arrival,

 

    

such accommodation must be provided.

 

(8)    

Accommodation set out in subsection (7) should be—

 

(a)    

suitable so as to ensure the child’s welfare needs can be met, and

 

(b)    

for the least amount of time practicably possible.

 

(9)    

Where subsection (7)(b) applies, the officer responsible must ensure that children

 

are only separated from their parents and carers for the purposes of child

 

protection.’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

40

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  35,  at end add—

 

‘(2)    

The enforcement powers provided for in Schedule are subject to oversight by—

 

(a)    

the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration,

 

(b)    

the Independent Police Complaints Commission, and

 

(c)    

HM Inspector of Prisons.’.

 


 
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