Immigration Act 1987

  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
8 Grant of residence permit a matter of discretion
  • (1) Except as provided in sections 18 and 18E and 52 of this Act,—

    • (a) no person is entitled to a residence permit as of right; and

    • (b) any question whether or not—

      • (i) to grant a residence permit to any person; or

      • (ii) to impose any requirement on the holder of a residence permit in accordance with section 18A of this Act,—

      is a matter for the discretion of the Minister or, subject to any special direction given under this Act and to section 13C of this Act, of the appropriate immigration officer.

    (2) Subject to section 18C of this Act, no appeal shall lie against the decision of the Minister or immigration officer on any such question, whether to any Court or to the Tribunal or to the Minister or otherwise.

    (3) Nothing in subsection (2) of this section limits or affects the right of any person to bring review proceedings.

    Section 8: substituted, on 18 November 1991, by section 5 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 113).

    Section 8(1): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 6 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).