Guidance

Offender management

Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.

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Adults at risk: detention of potential or confirmed victims of modern slavery

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Adults at risk in immigration detention

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Detention and case progression review

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Detention: general instructions

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Detention of pregnant women

Equality impact assessment: adults at risk: detention of potential and confirmed victims of modern slavery

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Equality impact assessment: standards for consideration of external medical reports

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Identity management: enforcement

Immigration bail

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Immigration bail: interim guidance

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Non-compliance and absconder process

Re-entry bans

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Reporting and offender management

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Sanctions: vehicle and licensing

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This section contains guidance for immigration Enforcement officers on offender management.

Guidance in this section has been reworked into a new format and plainer language. Not all of the enforcement guidance has been revised yet. If you cannot find the information you need in this section, please look in the ‘chapters’ sections of Enforcement instructions and guidance.

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Published 27 April 2016
Last updated 16 May 2022 + show all updates
  1. The following documents have been removed as they are out of date: 'Reporting and offender management: interim' and 'Reporting and offender management: telephone reporting pilot'.

  2. Updated the 'Reporting and offender management' document.

  3. Updated immigration bail guidance.

  4. Added equality impact assessments covering 'Standards for consideration of external medical reports' and 'Adults at risk - detention of potential and confirmed victims of modern slavery'.

  5. The following documents have been updated to reflect the creation of the Immigration Enforcement Competent Authority (IECA): "Adults at risk: detention of potential or confirmed victims of modern slavery" and "Adults at risk in immigration detention".

  6. Updated Immigration bail guidance.

  7. Immigration bail guidance updated, with adjustments to the following sections: Immigration bail conditions: general, Immigration bail conditions: electronic monitoring (EM) duty, Immigration bail conditions: other, Issuing bail paperwork, First tier Tribunal grants immigration bail and Immigration bail notices.

  8. Added 'Reporting and offender management: telephone reporting pilot'. This interim guidance is for Immigration Enforcement staff and sets out the reporting and offender management (ROM) policy on telephone reporting conditions as part of a pilot to explore the benefits and impacts associated with this new type of bail condition.

  9. Interim immigration bail guidance updated, with adjustments to provision of accommodation section.

  10. Immigration bail guidance updated, with adjustments to provision of accommodation section.

  11. New detention: general instructions guidance which replaces the detention and temporary release guidance.

  12. Added 'Adults at risk: detention of potential or confirmed victims of modern slavery'. Updated 'Adults at risk in immigration detention' guidance. Updates to the way in which detention decisions are made for potential and confirmed victims of modern slavery contained within the guidance. Additional governing standards for consideration of external medical reports contained within the guidance.

  13. Reporting and offender management: interim guidance updated. Added those persons who are not immediately removable but have failed to comply with telephone contact and are ‘out of contact’ to the criteria list for prioritised face-to-face reporting.

  14. 'Re-entry bans' guidance updated to amend contact details.

  15. 'Re-entry bans' guidance updated. It has been revised to reflect amendments to the General Grounds for Refusal and Part 9 of the Immigration Rules.

  16. Added detention and case progression review guidance

  17. Updated reporting and offender management – interim guidance.

  18. Updated immigration bail conditions (electronic monitoring and other).

  19. Added reporting and offender management interim guidance.

  20. Updated immigration bail guidance.

  21. Added immigration bail: interim guidance.

  22. Replaced the Immigration Bail document.

  23. Updated guidance on sanctions: vehicle and licensing.

  24. Guidance on detention and temporary release updated.

  25. Updated Immigration bail guidance.

  26. Replaced 'Reporting and offender management' with a new version.

  27. Adults at risk in immigration detention version 5.0 added.

  28. Updated Adults at risk in immigration detention guidance

  29. Immigration bail document updated to include adjustments to ‘reporting to police stations’ and ‘study condition: quick guide on usage'.

  30. New guidance on short-term holding facility rules 2018 added and updates to adults at risk in immigration detention and detention and temporary release guidance.

  31. Guidance document 'immigration bail' updated.

  32. Updated detention and temporary release guidance.

  33. Updated reporting and offender management guidance.

  34. Updated document: "Sanctions: refer case to Interventions and Sanctions Directorate (ISD)"

  35. New immigration bail guidance.

  36. 'Detention and temporary release' updated.

  37. Updated detention and temporary release guidance.

  38. Detention and temporary release updated.

  39. Guidance on 'Bail', 'Detention and temporary release' and 'Detention of pregnant women' added.

  40. Added 'Sanctions: refer case to Interventions and Sanctions Directorate (ISD)'.

  41. Added reporting and offender management guidance.

  42. Updated guidance on 're-entry bans'.

  43. Guidance added on 'Chapter 22a: contact management'.

  44. Re-entry bans added.

  45. 'Sanctions: vehicles and licensing' updated.

  46. Updated guidance on 'Non-compliance and absconder process'.

  47. Updated adults at risk in immigration detention guidance.

  48. Updated non-compliance and absconder process guidance.

  49. Guidance added on 'non-compliance and absconder process'.

  50. Guidance added on 'Adults at risk in immigration detention'.

  51. Guidance on 'Identity management: enforcement' added.

  52. First published.