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Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 2150

The Travel Documents (Refugees and Stateless Persons) (Fees) Regulations 1999

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


1999 No. 2150


FEES AND CHARGES


The Travel Documents (Refugees and Stateless Persons) (Fees) Regulations 1999

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 Made27th July 1999 
 Laid before Parliament30th July 1999 
 Coming into force23rd August 1999 

The Secretary of State for the Home Department, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(1) and (2) of the Finance Act 1973[1] and section 128 of the Finance Act 1990[2] and with the consent of the Treasury, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Title and commencement
    1.These Regulations may be cited as the Travel Documents (Refugees and Stateless Persons) (Fees) Regulations 1999 and shall come into force on 23rd August 1999.

Interpretation
    2.In these Regulations-

    "Convention travel document" means a travel document issued in accordance with Article 28 of the Refugee Convention (travel documents) or Article 28 of the Stateless Persons Convention (travel documents);

    "the Refugee Convention" means the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees done at Geneva on 28th July 1951[3] and the Protocol to the Convention[4]; and

    "the Stateless Persons Convention" means the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons done at New York on 28th September 1954[5].

Prescription of fees
    3.A fee of Ј21 is payable for the issue of a Convention travel document by the Home Office.

Payment of fees
    4. - (1) The fee payable under regulation 3 is to be paid to the Home Office at the same time as an application is made to it for the issue of a Convention travel document.

    (2) If the fee is not so paid, the Home Office need not issue the document unless and until the fee is thereafter paid to it.

    (3) If the fee is so paid but the Home Office refuses to issue the document, the fee is to be refunded to the applicant as soon as reasonably practicable.

Payment into the Consolidated Fund
    5.A fee paid to the Home Office under these Regulations shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.


Jack Straw
Secretary of State for the Home Department

Home Office
26th July 1999



We consent,


Bob Ainsworth

Jim Dowd
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

27th July 1999



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)


These Regulations prescribe the fee which is to be paid by a refugee or stateless person for the issue of a travel document by the Home Office in accordance with Article 28 of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees adopted on 28th July 1951 or Article 28 of the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons adopted on 28th September 1954.

No fee has previously been prescribed for the issue of these documents. A charge of Ј21 has however been made for the issue of these documents.


Notes:

[1] 1973 c. 51.back

[2] 1990 c. 29.back

[3] Cmd 9171.back

[4] Cmnd 3906.back

[5] Cmnd 1098.back



ISBN 0 11 085038 6


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