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2007 No. 2124

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The Consular Fees (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2007

Made

25th July 2007

Coming into force

16th August 2007

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 25th day of July 2007

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 1(1) of the Consular Fees Act 1980(1) is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is ordered, as follows:

1. В В This Order may be cited as the Consular Fees (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2007 and shall come into force on 16th August 2007.

2. В В In Schedule 1 to the Consular Fees Order 2007(2), Part II, fee 18(1) (c) shall be replaced with the following--

" (c)entry clearance
(i)as a visitor, in each case for single, double and multiple entries valid for up to six months from the date of issue63
(ii)for settlement500
(iii)for marriage500
(iv)as a student99
(v)outside the Immigration Rules on an application by entertainers in accordance with Chapter 17 Section 3 of the Home Office Immigration Directorate's Instructions99
(vi)outside the Immigration Rules on an application by sportsmen and women in accordance with Chapter 17 Section 8 of the Home Office Immigration Directorate's Instructions99
(vii)outside the Immigration Rules on an application by voluntary workers in accordance with Chapter 17 Section 9 of the Home Office Immigration Directorate's Instructions99
(viii)for any purpose other than those listed in paragraphs (a) and (b) and sub-paragraphs (i), (ii) (iii), (iv), (v), (vi) and (vii) listed above200 "

Judith Simpson

Clerk of the Privy Council

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends Schedule 1 to the Consular Fees Order 2007.

This Order reduces the fee from £200 to £99 for entry clearance for entertainers, sportspersons and voluntary workers outside the Immigration Rules, in accordance with sections 3, 8 or 9 of Chapter 17 of the Home Office Immigration Directorate's Instructions where a work permit is not required.

The Immigration Rules (HC 395) referred to were laid before Parliament on 23 May 1994 under section 3(2) of the Immigration Act 1971 c. 77 (as amended).

The Home Office Immigration Directorate's Instructions referred to are published at: http://www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk/lawandpolicy/policyinstructions/idis/ or can be obtained from the Home Office, Border and Immigration Agency 40 Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR9 2BY.

A full regulatory impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector is available from the Consular Directorate, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Old Admiralty Building, London, SW1A 2PA and is annexed to the Explanatory Memorandum which is available alongside this instrument on the OPSI website.

( 1 )

1980 c.23. Back [1]

( 2 )

S.I. 2007/649. Back [2]

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