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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
141C Role and rights of responsible adult
  • The following provisions apply to any dealings under this Act with a minor who has a responsible adult to represent his or her interests:

    • (a) the responsible adult may appeal to an Authority or the Board or the Tribunal under any of Parts 2, 3, 4, and 4A, or to the High Court under section 115A, on the minor's behalf, and may make submissions to the Authority, Board, or Tribunal:

    • (b) the responsible adult may appear and be heard in any District Court proceedings under this Act relating to the minor:

    • (c) to the extent practicable given the level of maturity and understanding of the minor, the responsible adult must attempt to elicit the views of the minor and make them known on behalf of the minor, where appropriate:

    • (d) any document required to be served on or notified to the minor is instead to be served on or notified to the responsible adult, and such service or notification is deemed to be service on or notification to the minor.

    Section 141C: inserted, on 1 October 1999, by section 49 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).

    Section 141C(a): substituted, on 9 September 2003, by section 12(2) of the Immigration Amendment Act (No 2) 2003 (2003 No 47).