Immigration Act 2014 First Commencement Order

The first Commencement Order for the Immigration Act 2014 has been made: the Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 1, Transitory and Saving Provisions) Order 2014 (SI 2014/1820). The order has implemented services provisions requiring immigration checks for bank accounts and driving licences.

Most of the enforcement provisions on biometrics, detention, bail, children and out of country appeals as well as statutory guidance to judges on public interest considerations in human rights cases, powers for the OISC, and application fee provisions, come into effect on 28 July 2014