The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2012

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2012/1531

2012 No. 1531 (C. 57)

Immigration

The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2012

Made 13th June 2012

Coming into force 9th July 2012

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 62 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 20061, makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2012 and shall come into force on 9th July 2012.

S-2 Amendment of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2008

Amendment of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2008

2.—(1) Article 4 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 20082is amended as follows.

(2) After ““Points Based System””, insert “and applications made for the purpose of entering the United Kingdom as a visitor, including applications made for the purpose of visiting a person of a class or description prescribed by regulations for the purpose of section 88A(1)(a)3of the 2002 Act”.

S-3 Saving provision

Saving provision

3. Notwithstanding the substitution of section 88A of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 for section 90 of that Act, section 90 and the Immigration Appeals (Family Visitor) Regulations 20034continue to have effect in relation to an appeal brought in respect of an application for entry clearance made before 9th July 2012.

Damian Green

Minister of State

Home Office

13th June 2012

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends article 4 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2008 ( S.I. 2008/310). Article 4 makes saving and transitional provision in respect of the commencement of section 4 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, which inserts section 88A into the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002. The amendments to the saving and transitional provision reduce the scope of that provision with the effect that the substituted section 88A (which removes the right of appeal...

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