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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Wednesday 14 October 2015

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: NC2

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Immigration Bill


 

Note

 

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

 

relate to the Bill.

 


 

New Clauses

 

Richard Fuller

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

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 —

 

“(5)    

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

 

or more of the following groups of person—

 

(a)    

Pregnant women;

 

(b)    

Victims of trafficking;

 

(c)    

Victims of torture;

 

(d)    

Victims of sexual violence;


 
 

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(e)    

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.

 


 

Richard Fuller

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Time limit on detention

 

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

 

insert—

 

“(5)    

Subject to subsection (6), no person shall be detained under this paragraph for

 

more than 28 days.

 

(6)    

Subsection (5) shall not apply where the person detained under this paragraph has

 

a criminal conviction.””

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides that people shall not be detained pending an examination/a decision by

 

an immigration officer for more than 28 days, unless they have a criminal conviction.

 

 

Order of the House [13 October 2015]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Immigration Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

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

 

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

 

3.    

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

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

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.

 

5.    

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

 

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

 

6.    

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

 

proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

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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