Immigration (Exemption from Control) Order 1972

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1972/1613

1972 No. 1613

IMMIGRATION

The Immigration (Exemption from Control) Order 1972

Made 24th October 1972

Laid before Parliament 3rd November 1972

Coming into Operation 1st January 1973

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 8(2) of the Immigration Act 1971, I hereby make the following Order:—

S-1 This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Exemption from...

1. This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Exemption from Control) Order 1972 and shall come into operation on 1st January 1973.

S-2 In this Order— “ the Act ” means the Immigration Act 1971 ;...

2.—(1) In this Order—

“” means ; and

“” and “”

(2) In this Order any reference to an Article or to the Schedule shall be construed as a reference to an Article of this Order or, as the case may be, to the Schedule thereto and any reference in an Article to a paragraph as a reference to a paragraph of that Article.

(3) In this Order any reference to an enactment is a reference to it as amended, and includes a reference to it as applied, by or under any other enactment and any reference to an instrument made under or by virtue of any enactment is a reference to any such instrument for the time being in force.

(4) The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply to the interpretation of this Order as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

S-3 The following persons shall be exempt from any provision of the...

3.—(1) The following persons shall be exempt from any provision of the Act relating to those who are not patrial, that is to say:—

(a)

(a) any consular officer in the service of any of the states specified in the Schedule (being states with which consular conventions have been concluded by Her Majesty);

(b)

(b) any consular employee in such service as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph; and

(c)

(c) any member of the family of a person exempted under sub-paragraph (a) or (b) of this paragraph forming part of his household.

(2) In paragraph (1) and in Article 4 any reference to a consular employee shall be construed as a reference to such an employee who is in the fulltime service of the state concerned and is not engaged in the United Kingdom in any private occupation for gain.

S-4 The following persons shall be exempt from any provision of the...

4. The following persons shall be exempt from any provision of the Act relating to those who are not patrial except any provision relating to deportation, that is to say:—

(a) unless the Secretary of State otherwise directs, any member of the government of a country or territory outside the United Kingdom and Islands who is visiting the United Kingdom on the business of that government;

(b) any person entitled to immunity from legal process with respect to acts performed by him in his official capacity under any Order in Council made under section 3(1) of the Bretton Woods Agreements Act 1945 (which empowers Her Majesty by Order in Council to make provision relating to the immunities and privileges of the governors, executive directors, alternates, officers and employees of the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development);

(c) any person entitled to immunity from legal process with respect to acts performed by him in his official capacity under any Order in Council made under section 3(1) of the International Finance Corporation Act 1955 (which empowers Her Majesty by Order in Council to make provision relating to the immunities and privileges of the governors, directors, alternates, officers and employees of the International Finance Corporation);

(d) any person entitled to immunity from legal process with respect to acts performed by him in his official capacity under any Order in Council made under section 3(1) of the International Development Association Act 1960 (which empowers Her Majesty by Order in Council to make provision relating to the immunities and privileges of the...

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