Immigration bail
Produced in partnership with Ben Amunwa of The 36 Group

The following Immigration practice note produced in partnership with Ben Amunwa of The 36 Group provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Immigration bail
  • Bail powers
  • Enforcement powers
  • Bail applications
  • Automatic referral for consideration of bail
  • Bail application hearings
  • Bail conditions
  • The financial condition
  • Financial condition supporters
  • Electronic monitoring in deportation and removal cases
  • More...

Immigration bail

IP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), transitional arrangements ended and significant changes began to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for Immigration?

This Practice Note examines the power of immigration bail, which from 15 January 2018 is the single power of release relevant to persons who are liable to detention. For information on liability for detention and related Home Office policies, see Practice Note: Detention.

This Practice Note is primarily intended to provide an overview of immigration bail. It does not consider for example the inherent powers of the High Court and Court of Appeal to grant bail or the bail powers of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission as a detailed treatment of these topics is currently outside the scope of Lexis®PSL Immigration.

Most of the immigration bail provisions contained in Schedule 10 to the Immigration Act 2016 (IA 2016) came into force on 15 January 2018. For information on the provisions not yet in force, see Practice Note: Immigration Act 2016—materials. The Immigration Act 2016 (Consequential Amendments) (Immigration Bail) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1242 came into force on the same date and

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