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Joint Committee On Human Rights - Seventeenth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 17 June 2002.


CONTENTS


TERMS OF REFERENCE

REPORT

The Background to the Bill and the Committee's Scrutiny

The Structure of the Bill


Nationality

The Regime for Accommodation Centres


Destitute asylum-seekers and their dependants outside accommodation centres


Detention before removal


Removing asylum-seekers to other EU Member States under the Dublin Convention

Appeals


Penalties, authority to carry schemes, and criminal offences

Conclusion

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

APPENDICES

1. Memorandum from the Home Office

2.   Memorandum from National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux

3.   Memorandum from Bail for Immigration Detainees

4.   Memorandum from Liberty (The National Council for Civil Liberties)

5.   Memorandum from Ann Dummett

6.   Letter from Amnesty International United Kingdom

7.   Memorandum from JUSTICE

8.   Memorandum from Society of Legal Scholars (Immigration and Refugee Law Section)

9.   Opinion of Nicholas Blake QC Matrix Chambers and Sandhya Drew Tooks Court Chambers

10.  Memorandum from Refugee Children's Consortium

LIST OF REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE IN THE PRESENT PARLIAMENT


 
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