Immigration Appeals (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 1993

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1993/1662

1993No. 1662


The Immigration Appeals (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 1993




The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 22 of, and paragraph 25 of Schedule 2 to, the Immigration Act 1971 ( a)and now vested in him ( b), after consultation with the Council on Tribunals in accordance with section 8 of the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 ( c), hereby makes the following Rules:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.- (1) These Rules may be cited as the Immigration Appeals (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 1993 and shall come into force on 26th July 1993.

(2) In these Rules, "the 1984 Rules" means the Immigration Appeals (Procedure) Rules 1984 ( d).

Appeals from Immigration Appeal Tribunal

2. After Part III of the 1984 Rules there shall be inserted the following-



Application of Part IIIA

21A. This Part applies to applications for leave to appeal on any question of law from a final determination of the Tribunal made under section 20 of the Act.

Leave to appeal

21B.- (1) An application to the Tribunal for leave to appeal shall be made not later than 14 days after the party seeking to appeal has received written notice of the determination.

(2) An application for leave shall be made by serving upon the Tribunal a notice of application for leave to appeal in Form 4.

(3) An application may be determined by the president or a chairman of the Tribunal acting alone.

(4) The Tribunal shall determine the application without a hearing unless it considers that there are special circumstances making a hearing necessary or desirable.

(5) The Tribunal shall give the parties to the proceedings written notice of the determination and of the reasons therefor."

(a) 1971 c.77; section 22 was extended by the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993 (c.23), section 9(4).

(b) The Transfer of Functions (Immigration Appeals) Order 1987, S.I. 1987/465.

(c) 1992 c.53.

(d) S.I. 1984/2041, amended by S.I. 1991/1545.

Application of Part IV of the 1984 Rules

3. In Rule 22 (application of Part IV) after paragraph (1) there shall be inserted the following-

"(1A) Rules 23 and 26 shall apply in relation to an application for leave under Part IIIA."

Form of notice of application for leave to appeal

4. The form set out in the Schedule to these Rules shall be added as Form 4 to the forms in the Schedule to the 1984 Rules.

5th July 1993

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