286. Entering the United Kingdom without a passport.

A person commits an offence if, at a leave or asylum interview1, he does not have with him2 an immigration document3 which is in force and which satisfactorily establishes his identity and nationality or citizenship4. It is a defence to a person charged with such an offence:


    (1)     to prove that he is an EEA national5;


    (2)     to prove that he is a member of the family of an EEA national and that he is exercising a right under the EU Treaties in respect of entry to or residence in the United Kingdom6;


    (3)     to prove that he has