Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Long titleAn 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.
Citation1999 c 33
Territorial extentEngland and Wales; Scotland; Northern Ireland
Dates
Royal assent11 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Text of statute as originally enacted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".[1] Its main aim was to create a faster system to deal with a backlog of cases.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fairer, Faster And Firmer – A Modern Approach To Immigration And Asylum". Retrieved 15 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Immigration and Asylum Act 1999". The Guardian. London. 19 January 2009. Retrieved 15 January 2012.