240. Use, retention and destruction of biometric information.

240.     Use, retention and destruction of biometric information.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/745; the Citizens' Rights (Application Deadline and Temporary Protection) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1209; and 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.

Where a person makes an application for the issue of a biometric immigration document1 and the Secretary of