Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, sections 134-139 come into force

Implementation date: 30 July 2003

The Act provides that the Secretary of State may require an employer to supply information about an employee or a former employee who is reasonably suspected of having committed an offence under certain sections of the Immigration Act 1971 or the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. This power may be exercised only if the information is required to establish where the employee is or if the information relates to the employee's earnings or to the history of his employment. The Act can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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