Immigration Bill

Amendments
to be moved
on report

[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]

After Clause 62

LORD DUBS

LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL

LORD ROBERTS OF LLANDUDNO

BARONESS SHEEHAN

[Amendment 116A is in substitution for Amendment 115 on the Second Marshalled List]

116A*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Unaccompanied refugee children: relocation and support

(1)     The Secretary of State must, as soon as possible after the passing of this Act,
make arrangements to relocate to the United Kingdom and support 3,000
unaccompanied refugee children from other countries in Europe.

(2)     The relocation of children under subsection (1) shall be in addition to the
resettlement of children under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme.”

After Clause 84

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

145A*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Fees for applications made by children to register as British citizens

(1)     Section 68 of the Immigration Act 2014 (fees) is amended as follows.

(2)     After subsection (13) insert—

“(14)    Notwithstanding subsection (9), in setting the amount of any fee in
respect of an application for registration as a British citizen made by
a person who is a child, the only consideration to which the
Secretary of State may have regard is the cost of exercising the
function.

(15)     Fees regulations shall provide for the waiver of the fee for an
application for registration as a British citizen made by a person
who is a child and is being provided with assistance by a local
authority.

(16)     Fees regulations shall provide for discretion to waive the fee for an
application for registration as a British citizen made by a person
who is a child on grounds relating to the means of the child and
anyone exercising parental responsibility for him or her.””

 

Prepared 15th March 2016