Collection

Enforcement and criminal investigations (modernised guidance)

This collection brings together modernised guidance about enforcement and processes used by UK Visas and Immigration.

This collection contains instructions on enforcement action and processes.

Documents

  1. Arrest guidance

    • Guidance
  2. Arrest warrants

    • Guidance
  3. Case decision logs

    • Guidance
  4. Conditional cautions for foreign offenders

    • Guidance
  5. Criminal appeals

    • Guidance
  6. Criminal investigation: court proceedings

    • Guidance
  7. Criminal investigation: daybooks

    • Guidance
  8. Criminal investigation guidance for witness summons

    • Guidance
  9. Criminal investigation: powers under Crime and Courts Act 2013

    • Guidance
  10. Criminal investigation: sham marriage

    • Guidance
  11. Dress code and standard of appearance for criminal investigation staff

    • Guidance
  12. Evidence in criminal investigations

    • Guidance
  13. Extradition in criminal investigation cases

    • Guidance
  14. Firearms, weapons and explosives: safety procedures

    • Guidance
  15. Giving evidence in court

    • Guidance
  16. Indecent and obscene materials

    • Guidance
  17. Interviewing suspects

    • Guidance
  18. Manual of guidance and MG forms

    • Guidance
  19. Notebook guidance

    • Guidance
  20. Offenders who assist investigators

    • Guidance
  21. Offensive weapons: safe handling procedures for immigration officers

    • Guidance
  22. Operational briefings and planning

    • Guidance
  23. Operational debriefings

    • Guidance
  24. Personal safety advice

    • Guidance
  25. Personal safety training (PST)

    • Guidance
  26. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 Order 2013

    • Guidance
  27. Police cautions

    • Guidance
  28. Police national computer (PNC)

    • Guidance
  29. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA)

    • Guidance
  30. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA): money laundering provisions

    • Guidance
  31. Property control and storage

    • Guidance
  32. Property disposal

    • Guidance
  33. Prosecution under section 2: failure to produce immigration document

    • Guidance
  34. Removals casework case type

    • Guidance
  35. Search and seizure: premises

    • Guidance
  36. Searching for cash: section 289 of the proceeds of crime act (POCA)

    • Guidance
  37. Search of a person

    • Guidance
  38. Section 31 Immigration and Asylum Act 1999: defence against prosecution

    • Guidance
  39. Tamper evident bags

    • Guidance
  40. Threat to life policy

    • Guidance
  41. Travel document interview process and prosecution under section 35

    • Guidance
  42. Using and maintaining official vehicles

    • Guidance
  43. Witness statements

    • Guidance

Enforcement

Enforcement

  1. Preventing illegal working

    • Guidance

Removals casework

Removals casework

  1. Receiving and allocating cases

    • Guidance
Published 28 November 2013
Last updated 31 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. New guidance on Immigration Enforcement criminal investigation criteria.
  2. Search of a person guidance added.
  3. New guidance on removals Casework case type, December 2015.
  4. New guidance on bail and refusal of bail by criminal courts and police officers.
  5. New guidance on indecent and obscene materials.
  6. Added 'Criminal investigation: sham marriage'.
  7. New guidance on criminal investigation: sexual offences prevention orders
  8. New guidance on powers under Crime and Courts Act 2013.
  9. New modernised guidance document on court proceedings.
  10. added 'Revoking a deportation order: requests made from outside the UK' to collection
  11. Updated firearms guidance
  12. added 'Dress code and standard of appearance for criminal investigation staff' to collection
  13. New guidance on criminal investigation: daybooks.
  14. New guidance on criminal investigation guidance for witness summons.
  15. First published.