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Amendments to the Immigration and Asylum Bill

Immigration and Asylum Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Supplement (a) to the Fourth Marshalled List of Amendments to the Immigration and Asylum Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 92
 
  
BY THE BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY
 
171BA*     Page 60, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Before designating a reception zone under subsection (1)(a) or (b) above, the Secretary of State must consult such local authorities, local authority associations, voluntary organisations and other persons as he thinks appropriate.")
 
  
Clause 113
 
  
BY THE BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY
 
187ZZA*       Page 70, line 5, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An eligible person whose household includes a child under the age of 18, and his dependants, shall be eligible for any social security benefits to which they would have been entitled if neither Part VI of this Act nor Schedule 1 to the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 had been in force, until such time as the Secretary of State has placed a report in the Library of the House of Commons giving details of the average process times in the determination of--
    (a)  initial asylum decisions; and
    (b)  appeals to adjudicators against initial asylum decisions,
and certifying that the average time from the lodging of an asylum application by a person whose household includes a child under the age of 18 to the initial decision on such applications is not more than 2 months and that the average time from the lodging of such asylum applications to the determination by an adjudicator of the initial asylum decision is not more than 6 months.
 
    (  )  An eligible person whose household includes a child under the age of 18, and his dependants, shall in any event be eligible for any social security benefits to which he would have been entitled if neither Part VI of this Act nor Schedule 1 to the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 had been in force, if--
    (a)  3 months have elapsed since the lodging of his application for asylum and he has received no decision on that application; or
    (b)  6 months have elapsed since the lodging of his application for asylum and his appeal against refusal of asylum is disposed of.")
 
  
Clause 119
 
  
BY THE BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY
 
190ZAA*       Page 73, line 25, leave out ("or 24A") 
 
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