UK visa ban Bill for gross human rights violations

Parliament3On 28 June 2017, the Immigration Control (Gross Human Rights Abuses) Bill was introduced to the House of Lords by Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws. It is a Private Member’s Bill designed to permit the Government to refuse entry to the UK to third country nationals involved in gross human rights abuses (if the 3 conditions referred to in s.241A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 are met). The second reading of the Bill will be on 15 December 2017.

 

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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