Clause 12 - Detention of land vehicle, ship or aircraft

Part of Modern Slavery Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 10:45 am ar 9 Medi 2014.

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Photo of Karen Bradley Karen Bradley The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department 10:45, 9 Medi 2014

The position of chief immigration officer is an operational grade on the front line. We would expect to see chief immigration officers operating where such a power is needed. Of course, a constable is a warranted officer and has the power of arrest, so we consider that to be the appropriate grade for the power.