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Deportation: Offenders

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which sections of the UK Border Act relating to the deportation of foreign national prisoners (a) had and (b) had not been commenced on 30 September 2008; and the provisions of which sections are in active use. (226015)

[holding answer 14 October 2008]: UK Borders Act 2007 Commencement Order No. 3, came into force on 1 August 2008. This order commenced the following provisions which are now in active use.

(a) the provisions set out in Section 32-38 (inclusive) in respect of a person to whom Condition 1 (within the meaning of section 32 of that Act) applies; and

(b) section 39 (consequential amendments).