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Home Office: EU Law

Home Office written question – answered on 24th September 2018

Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 18 April 2018 to Question 136551, on EU Law, what the nine regulations mentioned in this answer are.

Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Answer of 18 April to Question 136551 indicated that 5 regulations had been laid with a further 4 regulations intended in 2018. To date, 8 of the 9 regulations have been laid. These 8 regulations introduced by the Home Office as a result of EU legislation since 23 June 2016 are:

The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016

The Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Commencement No 1 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017

The Transfer for Determination of an Application for International Protection (Detention) (Significant Risk of Absconding Criteria) Regulations 2017

The Criminal Justice (European Investigation Order) Regulations 2017 – implementing

Directive 2014/41/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014

The Passenger Name Record and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2018 / Immigration and Police (Passenger, Crew and Service Information) (Amendment) Order 2018

Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018 implementing Directive 2002/58/EC and related EU law on privacy and data protection.

In addition, the Home Office currently intends to lay a further 3 regulations:

Council Framework Decision 2009/905/JHA of 30 November 2009

EU Directive on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims (2011)

Regulation (EU) 2016/1191 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2016