Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
|Long title||An Act to make provision about immigration and asylum; to make provision about procedures in connection with marriage on superintendent registrar’s certificate; and for connected purposes.|
|Citation||1999 c 33|
|Territorial extent||England and Wales; Scotland; Northern Ireland|
|Royal assent||11 November 1999|
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
The Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c 33) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom. It followed a 1998 government white paper entitled "Fairer, Faster And Firmer – A Modern Approach To Immigration And Asylum". Its main aim was to create a faster system to deal with a backlog of cases.
- "Fairer, Faster And Firmer – A Modern Approach To Immigration And Asylum". Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- "Immigration and Asylum Act 1999". The Guardian. London. 19 January 2009. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
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