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(a) after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa) a superintendent registrar, or registrar of births, deaths
and marriages, who receives information in advance of
a person giving such a notice,;

(b) 5at the end of paragraph (c), omit “or”;

(c) after paragraph (c) insert—

(ca) a district registrar who receives information in advance
of a person submitting such a notice or certificate,;

(d) after paragraph (d) insert or

(da) 10a registrar or deputy registrar who receives information
in advance of a person giving such a notice,.

(3) In section 24A (duty to report suspicious civil partnerships), in subsection (1)—

(a) after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa) a registration authority that receives information in
15advance of a person giving such a notice,;

(b) at the end of paragraph (c), omit “or”;

(c) after paragraph (c) insert—

(ca) a district registrar who receives information in advance
of a person giving such a notice,;

(d) 20after paragraph (d) insert or

(da) a registrar who receives information in advance of a
person giving such a notice,.

CHAPTER 3 Other provisions

Persons not relevant nationals etc: marriage on superintendent registrar’s certificates

51 25Solemnization of marriage according to rites of Church of England

(1) The Marriage Act 1949 is amended in accordance with this section.

(2) In section 5 (methods of authorising marriages)—

(a) at the beginning insert—

(1);

(b) 30in the words after paragraph (d), for “except that paragraph (a)”
substitute—

(2) Subsection (1)(a);

(c) at the end insert—

(3) In a case where one or both of the persons whose marriage is to
35be solemnized is not a relevant national—

(a) subsection (1)(a) shall not apply unless the banns are
published in accordance with section 14 (whether or not
the banns are also published otherwise);

(b) subsection (1)(c) shall not apply..

(3) 40In section 8 (notice to clergy before publication of banns)—

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(a) at the beginning insert—

(1);

(b) for “delivered to him a notice” substitute delivered to him—

(a) a notice;

(c) 5at the end insert , and

(b) specified evidence that both of the persons are relevant
nationals.

(2) In this section “specified evidence” means evidence that is in
accordance with regulations made under section 28G..

(4) 10In section 16 (provisions as to common licences), before subsection (2) insert—

(1C) A common licence shall not be granted unless the persons to be married
deliver to the person granting the licence specified evidence that both
of the persons are relevant nationals.

(1D) For that purpose “specified evidence” means evidence that is in
15accordance with regulations made under section 28G..

52 Requirement as to giving of notice of marriage or civil partnership

(1) Section 19 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act
2004 (procedure for marriage in England and Wales) is amended in accordance
with subsections (2) and (3).

(2) 20For subsection (1) substitute—

(1) This section applies to a marriage that is to be solemnised on the
authority of certificates issued by a superintendent registrar under Part
3 of the Marriage Act 1949 (the “1949 Act”) unless each party to the
marriage falls within exception A or exception B.

(1A) 25A party to the marriage falls within exception A if the person is a
relevant national.

(1B) A party to the marriage falls within exception B if—

(a) the person is exempt from immigration control, and

(b) the notice of marriage is accompanied by the specified evidence
30required by section 28C(2) of the 1949 Act that the person is
exempt from immigration control..

(3) For subsection (4) substitute—

(4) In this section—

(a) a reference to a person being a relevant national, or being
35exempt from immigration control, has the same meaning as in
section 44 of the Immigration Act 2014;

(b) “notice of marriage” means a notice of marriage given under
section 27 of the 1949 Act..

(4) Schedule 23 to the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (immigration control and
40formation of civil partnerships) is amended in accordance with subsections (5)
to (7).

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(5) Before paragraph 1 insert—

A1 (1) Part 2 of this Schedule applies to a civil partnership that is to be
formed in England and Wales by signing a civil partnership schedule
unless each party to the civil partnership falls within exception A or
5exception B.

(2) A party to the civil partnership falls within exception A if the person
is a relevant national.

(3) A party to the civil partnership falls within exception B if—

(a) the person is exempt from immigration control, and

(b) 10the notice of civil partnership is accompanied by the specified
evidence required by section 9A(2) that the person is exempt
from immigration control.

(4) In this paragraph, a reference to a person being a relevant national,
or being exempt from immigration control, has the same meaning as
15in section 44 of the Immigration Act 2014..

(6) In paragraph 1(1), for the words before paragraph (a) substitute—

1 (1) Part 3 or 4 of this Schedule applies if—.

(7) For paragraph 3 substitute—

3 This paragraph of this Schedule applies as mentioned in paragraph
20A1..

Information

53 Information

Schedule 5 (information) has effect.

Miscellaneous

54 25Regulations about evidence

(1) The Secretary of State may make regulations about evidence relevant to the
determination of any of the following questions for a purpose of this Part—

(a) whether a person is a relevant national;

(b) whether a person has the appropriate immigration status;

(c) 30whether a person has a relevant visa.

(2) The regulations may, in particular, make provision about—

(a) the kind of evidence which is to be supplied;

(b) the form in which evidence is to be supplied;

(c) the manner in which evidence is to be supplied;

(d) 35the period within which evidence is to be supplied;

(e) the supply of further evidence;

(f) the sufficiency of evidence supplied;

(g) the consequences of failing to supply sufficient evidence in accordance
with the regulations (including provision to secure that, in such a case,
40a particular decision is made or is to be treated as having been made);

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(h) the retention or copying of evidence supplied.

(3) The Secretary of State must consult the Registrar General before making
regulations under this section.

(4) In this section “evidence” includes a photograph or other image.

55 5Notices

(1) The Secretary of State may, by regulations, make provision about the giving
of—

(a) notices under any provision of this Part;

(b) notices relating to the referral of proposed marriages under section 28H
10of the Marriage Act 1949 which are given under any provision of that
Act;

(c) notices relating to the referral of proposed civil partnerships under
section 12A of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 which are given under
any provision of that Act.

(2) 15The regulations may, in particular, make provision that a notice given in
accordance with the regulations is to be presumed to have been received by the
person to whom it is given.

(3) The Secretary of State must consult the Registrar General before making
regulations under this section.

56 20Interpretation of this Part

(1) These expressions have the meanings given—

(2) A reference to a person being a party to a proposed marriage or civil
partnership is a reference to a person who would be a party to the marriage or
civil partnership if it took place as proposed.

(3) A reference to a proposed marriage or civil partnership being a sham is a
10reference to a marriage or civil partnership which would (if it took place as
proposed) be a sham marriage or sham civil partnership (within the meaning
of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 — see section 24 or 24A of that Act).

(4) For provision about the interpretation of the following expressions, see section
44—

(a) 15the appropriate immigration status;

(b) a relevant visa.

(5) This section, and the provision mentioned in subsection (4), apply for the
purposes of this Part.

Part 5 20Oversight

57 Immigration advisers and immigration service providers

Schedule 6 (immigration advisers and immigration service providers) has
effect.

Part 6 25Miscellaneous

Embarkation checks

58 Embarkation checks

Schedule 7 (embarkation checks) has effect.

Fees

59 30Fees

(1) The Secretary of State may provide, in accordance with this section, for fees to be
charged in respect of the exercise of functions in connection with immigration or
nationality.

(2) The functions in respect of which fees are to be charged are to be specified by
35the Secretary of State by order (“a fees order”).

(3) For any specified function, a fees order must specify—

(a) whether the fee is to be—

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(i) a fixed amount, or

(ii) calculated by reference to an hourly rate or other factor of a kind
specified in the order,

(b) in a case within paragraph (a)(i), a maximum amount, and

(c) 5in a case within paragraph (a)(ii)

(i) how the fee is to be calculated, and

(ii) a maximum rate or other factor.

(4) For any specified function, a fees order may specify a minimum amount, or
minimum rate or other factor.

(5) 10The amount of the fee in respect of any function specified in a fees order, or the
rate or other factor by reference to which it is to be calculated, is to be set by the
Secretary of State by regulations (“fees regulations”).

(6) A fees order may not provide for a fee to be charged in respect of the exercise
of a function otherwise than in connection with an application or claim, or on
15request.

(7) The amount, or rate or other factor, set by fees regulations in respect of a
specified function—

(a) must not—

(i) exceed the maximum specified for the function;

(ii) 20be less than the minimum, if any, specified for the function;

(b) subject to that, may be intended to exceed, or result in a fee which
exceeds, the costs of exercising the function.

(8) In setting the amount of any fee, or rate or other factor, in fees regulations, the
Secretary of State may have regard only to—

(a) 25the costs of exercising the function;

(b) benefits that the Secretary of State thinks are likely to accrue to any
person in connection with the exercise of the function;

(c) the costs of exercising any other function in connection with
immigration or nationality;

(d) 30the promotion of economic growth;

(e) fees charged by or on behalf of governments of other countries in
respect of comparable functions;

(f) any international agreement.

(9) In respect of any fee provided for under this section, fees regulations may—

(a) 35provide for exceptions;

(b) provide for the reduction, waiver or refund of part or all of a fee
(whether by conferring a discretion or otherwise);

(c) make provision about—

(i) the consequences of failure to pay a fee;

(ii) 40enforcement;

(iii) when a fee may or must be paid.

(10) Any provision that may be made by fees regulations by virtue of subsection (9)
may be included instead in a fees order (and any provision so included may be
amended or revoked by fees regulations).

(11) 45In this section—

(12) Any reference in this section to the exercise of a function includes a reference
to its exercise in particular circumstances, including its exercise—

(a) at particular times or in a particular place;

(b) 15under particular arrangements;

(c) otherwise in particular ways,

and, for this purpose, “arrangements” includes arrangements for the
convenience of applicants, claimants or persons making requests for the
exercise of a function.

60 20Fees orders and fees regulations: supplemental

(1) A fees order or fees regulations may be made only with the consent of the
Treasury.

(2) A fee under section 59 may relate to something done outside the United
Kingdom.

(3) 25Fees payable by virtue of section 59 may be recovered as a debt due to the
Secretary of State.

(4) Fees paid to the Secretary of State by virtue of section 59 must—

(a) be paid into the Consolidated Fund, or

(b) be applied in such other way as the relevant order may specify.

(5) 30Section 59 is without prejudice to—

(a) section 1 of the Consular Fees Act 1980 (fees for consular acts etc);

(b) section 102 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1987 (government fees and
charges), or

(c) any other power to charge a fee.

35Part 7 Final provisions

61 Financial provision

The following are to be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a) expenditure incurred under or by virtue of this Act by the Secretary of State,
40and

(b) any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable under any other Act
out of money so provided.

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62 Transitional and consequential provision

(1) The Secretary of State may, by order, make such transitional, transitory or
saving provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in connection
with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.

(2) 5The Secretary of State may, by order, make such provision as the Secretary of
State considers appropriate in consequence of this Act.

(3) The provision that may be made by an order under subsection (2) includes
provision amending, repealing or revoking any enactment.

(4) “Enactment” includes—

(a) 10an enactment contained in subordinate legislation within the meaning
of the Interpretation Act 1978;

(b) an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, an Act of
the Scottish Parliament;

(c) an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, a Measure
15or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;

(d) an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, Northern
Ireland legislation.

(5) In section 61(2) of the UK Borders Act 2007 (definition of “the Immigration
Acts”)—

(a) 20at the end of paragraph (h), omit “and”;

(b) at the end of paragraph (i) insert , and

(j) the Immigration Act 2014..

(6) Schedule 8 (transitional and consequential provision) has effect.

63 Orders and regulations

(1) 25Any power of the Secretary of State or Treasury to make an order or
regulations under this Act is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2) A statutory instrument containing any of the following orders or regulations
may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before each
House of Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of
30Parliament—

(a) an order under section 15(7), 18(6) or 20(5);

(b) an order under section 33;

(c) regulations under section 36 or an order under section 38;

(d) an order under section 48;

(e) 35a fees order (within the meaning of section 59);

(f) an order under section 62(2) which amends or repeals primary
legislation.

(3) “Primary legislation” means any of the following—

(a) a public general Act;

(b) 40an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

(c) a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;

(d) Northern Ireland legislation.

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(4) A statutory instrument containing any other order or regulations made by the
Secretary of State or Treasury under this Act is subject to annulment in
pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(5) But subsection (4) does not apply to a statutory instrument containing an order
5under any of sections 30(3), 62(1) and 64(3) (subject to subsection (7)).

(6) Subsection (7) applies if an order under section 64(3) is made which—

(a) brings into force a provision of Chapter 1 of Part 3,

(b) brings that provision into force only in relation to a particular area or
areas within England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, and

(c) 10is the first order to be made bringing into force a provision of that
Chapter only in relation to an area or areas within England and Wales,
Scotland or Northern Ireland.

(7) A statutory instrument containing any subsequent order under section 64(3)
(after the order mentioned in subsection (6)) that brings into force a provision
15of Chapter 1 of Part 3 for anywhere other than the area or areas mentioned in
paragraph (b) of that subsection is subject to annulment in pursuance of a
resolution of either House of Parliament.

(8) An order or regulations made by the Secretary of State or Treasury under this
Act may—

(a) 20make different provision for different purposes or areas,

(b) make provision which applies generally or only for particular
purposes,

(c) make transitional, transitory or saving provision, or

(d) make incidental, supplementary or consequential provision.

64 25Commencement

(1) This Part, other than section 62(6) and Schedule 8, comes into force on the day
on which this Act is passed.

(2) Section 50, section 53 and Schedule 5, and section 56 come into force at the end
of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is
30passed.

(3) Subject to subsections (1) and (2), this Act comes into force on such day as the
Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be appointed
for different purposes or areas.

65 Extent

(1) 35This Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(2) Subsection (1) is subject to subsection (3).

(3) Section 53 and Schedule 5 extend to England and Wales only.

(4) Subsections (1) to (3) do not apply to an amendment, repeal or revocation made
by this Act.

(5) 40An amendment, repeal or revocation made by this Act has the same extent as
the provision amended, repealed or revoked (ignoring extent by virtue of an
Order in Council).

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(6) Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide for any of the provisions of this
Act to extend, with or without modifications, to any of the Channel Islands or
the Isle of Man.

(7) Subsection (6) does not apply in relation to the extension to a place of a
5provision which extends there by virtue of subsection (5).

66 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Immigration Act 2014.

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