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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
61 Release from prison into immigration detention
  • If a person who has been served with a removal order—

    • (a) is held in a prison undergoing imprisonment; and

    • (b) is due to be released from that imprisonment,—

    then, on the request of any member of the Police who indicates an intention to execute the removal order under section 59, the person responsible for the person's detention must, at the time the release is due, release the person into the custody of the member of the Police, and section 59 then applies.

    Section 61: substituted, on 1 October 1999, by section 34 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).

    Section 61: amended, on 18 November 1991, by section 29(1) of the Immigration Amendment 1991 (1991 No 113).

    Section 61(e): substituted, on 18 November 1991, by section 29(2) of the Immigration Amendment 1991 (1991 No 113).

    Section 61(f): substituted, on 18 November 1991, by section 29(2) of the Immigration Amendment 1991 (1991 No 113).

    Section 61(g): inserted, on 18 November 1991, by section 29(2) of the Immigration Amendment 1991 (1991 No 113).

    Section 61(a): amended, on 1 June 2005, by section 206 of the Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50).