329. Temporary admission or release on bail.

Where the Secretary of State1 or an immigration officer has a power to detain a person2, he also has a power to release3. Under the previous system4, provision was made for a person to be granted temporary admission to the United Kingdom5 as an alternative to detention6 and there was also a power to release on bail those who had been detained, including persons detained in the interests of national security7. As from 15 January 20188 a new system was introduced whereby a person may be granted 'immigration bail' if he is being detained or is liable to detention,