This section allows you to access immigration, asylum and nationality legislation.
The text and explanatory notes of relevant Acts of Parliament can be found on the Office of Public Sector Information website. This legislation includes:
- UK Borders Act 2007
- the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009
Impact assessments relating to both these Acts can be found in the UK government web archive.
Under section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009, the UK Border Agency must have arrangements in place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in discharging its functions. these arrangements are set out in statutory guidance.