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This document contains the following information: Simplifying immigration law: the draft Bill.
This paper outlines the Government’s intentions to simplify immigration law. Recent legislative changes have supported the policy, process and organisation changes the Government has put in place, but there is a need for a wider reform of the legal framework for immigration. The draft Bill, published as Cm. 7666 (ISBN 9780101766623), sets out the detailed proposals.
This Command Paper was laid before Parliament by a Government Minister by Command of Her Majesty. Command Papers are considered by the Government to be of interest to Parliament but are not required to be presented by legislation.