237. Power to make regulations with respect to biometric registration.

237.     Power to make regulations with respect to biometric registration.

The Secretary of State1 may make regulations2:

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    (1)     requiring a person subject to immigration control3 to apply for the issue of a document4 recording biometric information5 (a 'biometric immigration document')6;

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    (2)     requiring a biometric immigration document to be used for specified immigration purposes, in connection with specified immigration procedures, or in specified circumstances, where a question arises about a person's status in relation to nationality or immigration7; and

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    (3)     requiring a person who produces a biometric immigration document to provide information8