1 Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Asylum Support (Prescribed Period following Appeal) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force at 2 pm on 31st October 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 31 October 2007 at 1400 hours: see above.

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2 Prescribed period

2Prescribed period

The prescribed period for the purposes of section 17(4) of the UK Borders Act 2007 (support for failed asylum-seekers) is—

(a)    where an appeal has been disposed of by being allowed, 28 days; and

(b)    in all other cases, 21 days.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 31 October 2007 at 1400 hours: see reg 1.

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Signature

Liam Byrne

Minister of State

Home Office

30th October 2007

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

Regulation 2 prescribes the period for the purposes of section 17(4) of the UK Borders Act 2007. During this period, a person's status as an asylum-seeker continues after his in-country appeal under section 82 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (“the 2002 Act”) or under section 2 of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997 ceases to be pending, for the purposes of Part 6 (and section 4) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (support and accommodation for asylum seekers) and Part 2 of the 2002 Act (accommodation centres).

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