§ 62 Page 41, line 14, at end insert—
- "30 This paragraph shall have effect in relation to applications under section 103A(1) or for permission under section 103A(4)(b) made—
- during the period beginning with commencement and ending with such date as may be appointed by order of the Lord Chancellor, and
- during any such later period as may be appointed by order of the Lord Chancellor.
- An application in relation to which this paragraph has effect shall be considered by a member of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (in accordance with arrangements under paragraph 8(1) of Schedule 4 to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41) (inserted by Schedule 1 above)).
- For the purposes of sub-paragraph (2)—
- references in section 103A to the appropriate court shall be taken as references to the member of the Tribunal who is considering the application or who is to consider the application,
- rules of court made for the purpose of section 103A(4)(a) in relation to the court to which an application is made shall have effect in relation to the application despite the fact that it is considered outside the appropriate court, and
- section 103A(6) shall be subject to sub-paragraph (5) below.
- Where a member of the Tribunal considers an application under section 103A(1) or 103A(4)(b) by virtue of this paragraph—
- he may make an order under section 103A(1) or grant permission under section 103A(4)(b), and
- if he does not propose to make an order or grant permission, he shall notify the appropriate court and the applicant.
- Where notice is given under sub-paragraph (4)(b)—
- the applicant may notify the appropriate court that he wishes the court to consider his application under section 103A(1) or 103A(4)(b),
- the notification must be given within the period of 10 working days beginning with the date on which the applicant is treated, in accordance with rules under section 106 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41), as receiving the notice under subparagraph (4)(b) above, and
- the appropriate court shall consider the application under section 103A(1) or 103A(4)(b) if—
- the applicant has given notice in accordance with paragraphs (a) and (b) above, or
- the applicant has given notice under paragraph (a) above outside the period specified in paragraph (b) above, but the appropriate court concludes that the application should be considered on the grounds that the notice could not reasonably practicably have been given within that period.
- Rules of court may specify days to be disregarded in applying sub-paragraph (5)(b).
- A member of the Tribunal considering an application under section 103A(1) by virtue of this paragraph may not make a reference under section 103C.
- An order under sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (b)—,
- shall be made by statutory instrument,
- shall not be made unless the Lord Chancellor has consulted such persons as he thinks appropriate, and
- shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament."
§ The Commons agree to this amendment with the following amendment—
§ 62A Line 33, leave out "10 working" and insert "5"
§ Lord Filkin:
My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 62A to Lords Amendment No. 62. I spoke to the amendment with Amendment No. 28A. 1294 Moved, That the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 62A to Lords Amendment No. 62.—(Lord Filkin.)
§ [Amendment No. 62B not moved.]
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.