Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007

  • This version was reprinted on 20 May 2016 to make corrections to sections 8(3), 9(2), 10(c), 12(6), 16(a), 47(2)(a), 67(4), 79(c), 89(3), 90(3)(b), and 92(8)(b)(i) and (10)(c) under section 25(1)(i), (j)(ii) and (j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
9 No acceptance of immigration applications or requests from unlicensed immigration advisers

(1)

No immigration application or request put forward on behalf of another person by an unlicensed immigration adviser may be accepted, unless the adviser is exempt from the requirement to be licensed under section 11.

(2)

The chief executive of the department of State that has, with the authority of the Prime Minister, assumed responsibility for the administration of the Immigration Act 2009 must, so far as practicable, ensure that immigration forms and information brochures prepared or provided by that department advise that, in accordance with subsection (1), immigration applications or requests provided or prepared on behalf of another person by persons who are neither licensed immigration advisers nor exempt from the requirement to be licensed will not be accepted.

(3)

Where an immigration application or request on behalf of another person is not accepted by reason of contravening subsection (1), the relevant person or body must notify that person in writing of that fact, and advise the person as to how the application or request may be relodged or advanced in an acceptable manner.

Section 9(2): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).