332. Grant of bail pending appeal.

Prior to the introduction of immigration bail1, where a person ('an appellant') had an appeal pending under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 20022 and was for the time being detained3, he may have been released on bail4. An immigration officer not below the rank of chief immigration officer or a police officer not below the rank of inspector had power to release an appellant on his entering into a recognisance conditioned for his appearance before the First-tier Tribunal at a time and place named in the recognisance5. The First-tier Tribunal had power to release an appellant on his