330. Temporary admission or release of persons liable to detention.

Prior to the introduction of immigration bail1, a person liable to detention2 or detained under the authority of an immigration officer pending examination and pending a decision to give or refuse leave to enter3 may, under the written authority of an immigration officer, have been temporarily admitted to the United Kingdom4 without being detained or have been released from detention, without prejudice to any later exercise of the power to detain him5. So long as a person was at large in the United Kingdom by virtue of the provisions described above, he was subject to such restrictions as to