250. Liability for deportation.

A person who is not a British citizen1 is liable for deportation2 from the United Kingdom if the Secretary of State3 deems his deportation to be conducive to the public good4 or another person to whose family he belongs is, or has been, ordered to be deported5. For 'foreign criminals'6, there is a statutory presumption that deportation is conducive to the public good7. For those who do not fall within the provisions relating to foreign criminals8, the Secretary of State must still decide whether deportation is conducive to the public good9.

A person who, prior to 2 October 2000, was