257. Deportation and asylum claims.

257.     Deportation and asylum claims.

A deportation order will not be made against any person if his removal in pursuance of the order would be contrary to the United Kingdom's1 obligations under the Convention and Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees2 and nothing in the Immigration Rules is to be construed as requiring action contrary to the United Kingdom's obligations under those instruments3. Consequently, in accordance with those instruments, a deportation order cannot be made against a person if the only country to which he can be removed is one to which he is