Immigration Bill

Amendments
to be moved
on report

After Clause 15

BARONESS SMITH OF BASILDON

LORD ROSSER

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

[In substitution for the first amendment printed on sheet HL Bill 96(b)]

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Right of appeal to First-tier Tribunal: commencement

(1)     Section 15 shall not come into force until a draft statutory instrument is laid
before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(2)     An order under subsection (1) may not be made until—

(a)   a report is made 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.”

After Clause 44

LORD ROBERTS OF LLANDUDNO

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Permission to work

(1)     The Immigration Act 1971 is amended as follows.

(2)     After section 3(9) (general provisions for regulation and control) insert—

“(10)    In making rules under subsection (2), the Secretary of State must
have regard to the following.

(11)     Rules must provide for persons seeking asylum, within the
meaning of the rules, to apply to the Secretary of State for
permission to take up employment and that permission must be
granted if—

(a)   a decision has not been taken on the applicant’s asylum
application within six months of the date on which it was
recorded, or

(b)   an individual makes further submissions which raise
asylum grounds and a decision on that fresh claim or to
refuse to treat such further submissions as a fresh claim has
not been taken within six months of the date on which they
were recorded.

(12)     Permission for a person seeking asylum to take up employment
shall be on terms no less favourable than those upon which
permission is granted to a person recognised as a refugee to take up
employment.””

Clause 72

LORD ROBERTS OF LLANDUDNO

 

Page 56, line 41, at end insert—

“( )     Section 1 and Part II of this Act shall come into force on a day to be
appointed, that day being no earlier than the day on which an order made
by the Lord Chancellor under section 9(2)(a) of the Legal Aid, Sentencing
and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 in respect of civil legal services in
connection with removal under section 1 and appeals under Part II comes
into effect.

( )     The order must make provision for persons under 25 who entered the
United Kingdom as a child.

( )     For the purposes of this Part, child means a person under 18.”

Prepared 25th March 2014