Immigration Act 2014

The Immigration Act will change the removals and appeals system, end the abuse of Article 8 and prevent illegal immigrants accessing public services.


  1. Documents

The Immigration Act received royal assent on 14 May 2014.

It will:

  • introduce changes to the removals and appeals system, making it easier and quicker to remove those with no right to be here
  • end the abuse of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights – the right to respect for family and private life
  • prevent illegal immigrants accessing and abusing public services or the labour market

List of documents

These are a collection of documents relating to the Immigration Act:

Where can I find out more information?

The Immigration Bill and explanatory notes are available on the Parliament website.


  1. Immigration Bill: part 1 - removal

    • Policy paper
  2. Immigration Bill: part 2 - appeals

    • Policy paper
  3. Immigration Bill: part 3 - landlord immigration checks and access to services

    • Policy paper
  4. Immigration Bill: part 4 - marriage and civil partnership

    • Policy paper
  5. Immigration Bill: part 5 - oversight

    • Policy paper
  6. Immigration Bill: part 6 - miscellaneous

    • Policy paper
  7. Immigration Bill: overarching documents

    • Policy paper