313. Power of immigration officer to arrest.

(ii)     Powers of Search and Arrest in Connection with Offences

313.     Power of immigration officer to arrest.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 (Consequential, Saving, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1309, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

An immigration officer may arrest without warrant1:


    (1)     a person who has committed or attempted to commit an offence of illegal entry, overstaying, deception or related offences2, or whom he has reasonable grounds for suspecting