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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
136 Powers of immigration officer to require information and production of documents where offence suspected
  • (1) Where an immigration officer has good cause to suspect that any person has committed an offence against section 142 of this Act, the officer may, after informing the person of that suspicion and warning the person that if the person fails without reasonable excuse to comply the person may be charged with an offence against this section, require the person to do all or any of the following things:

    • (a) supply the person's name and address:

    • (b) produce for inspection documentary or other evidence of the person's identity:

    • (c) produce or surrender any passport or certificate of identity relating or purporting to relate to the person, whether or not it also relates to any other person:

    • (d) produce or surrender any permit relating or purporting to relate to the person, whether or not it also relates to any other person.

    (2) Every person commits an offence against this Act who, after being warned in accordance with subsection (1) of this section, refuses or fails without reasonable excuse to comply with any requirement of an immigration officer under this section.