The other preceding provisions of this Act shall come into force in accordance
with provision made by the Secretary of State by order.
may make provision generally or only for specified purposes,
may make different provision for different purposes, and
may include incidental, consequential or transitional provision.
In particular, transitional provision—
in the case of an order commencing section 16, may permit the adding
of a condition to leave given before the passing of this Act;
in the case of an order commencing section 24, may permit an order to
be made in proceedings instituted before the passing of this Act;
in the case of an order commencing section 25, may permit an order or
regulations to have effect in relation to property which came into the
possession of an immigration officer or the Secretary of State before the
in the case of an order commencing section 31—
may provide for the section to apply to persons convicted
before the passing of this Act who are in custody at the time of
may modify the application of the section in relation to those
persons so as to disapply, or apply only to a specified extent,
An order shall be made by statutory instrument.
Sections 1 to 4, 24 and 30(1) and (2) extend to—
England and Wales, and
Other provisions of this Act extend (subject to subsection (3)) to—
A provision of this Act which amends another Act shall (subject to subsection
(1)) have the same extent as the relevant part of the amended Act (ignoring
extent by virtue of an Order in Council).
Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that a provision of this Act is to
extend, with or without modification or adaptation, to—
any of the Channel Islands;
This Act may be cited as the UK Borders Act 2007.
A reference (in any enactment, including one passed or made before this Act)
to “the Immigration Acts” is to—
the Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77),
the Immigration Act 1988 (c. 14),
the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993 (c. 23),
the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 (c. 49),
the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33),
the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41),
the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (c.
the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (c. 13), and
Section 64(2) of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (meaning
of “Immigration Acts”) shall cease to have effect.
In the definition of “The Immigration Acts” in Schedule 1 to the Interpretation
Act 1978 (c. 30) (defined expressions) for “section 64 of the Immigration,
Asylum and Nationality Act 2006” substitute “section 58 of the UK Borders Act