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Notices of Amendments


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Tuesday 13 October 2015


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Public Bill Committee


Immigration Bill




This document includes all amendments tabled to date, arranged in the order they


relate to the Bill.



New Clauses


Richard Fuller




Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—



“Detention of persons – exempted persons


In paragraph 16 of Schedule 2 to the Immigration Act 1971 after subsection (4)


insert —



A person may not be detained under this paragraph if they are a member of one


or more of the following groups of person—



Pregnant women;



Victims of trafficking;



Victims of torture;



Victims of sexual violence;


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Immigration Bill, continued



Any other group as may be prescribed by the Secretary of State.””


Member’s explanatory statement


This amendment would provide that pregnant women, victims of trafficking, torture and sexual


violence, and any other group prescribed by the Secretary of State, may not be detained pending


an examination or decision by an immigration officer.



Order of the House [13 October 2015]


That the following provisions shall apply to the Immigration Bill:





The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.


Proceedings in Public Bill Committee



Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously


concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 17 November 2015.



The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on


which it meets.


Consideration and Third Reading



Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be


brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the


day on which those proceedings are commenced.



Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be


brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.



Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to


proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.


Other proceedings



Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on


consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the


Lords) may be programmed.




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