261. Deportation procedures.

When a decision to make a deportation order1 has been taken (otherwise than on the recommendation of a court) a notice is given to the proposed deportee informing him of the decision2. Following the issue of such a notice the Secretary of State3 may authorise detention or make an order restricting a person as to residence, employment or occupation and requiring him to report to the police, pending the making of a deportation order4. The decision maker must inform the proposed deportee that they may, if they wish, make representations as to why they should not be deported5. If