This division was performed remotely.
Lord Rosser moved amendment F1, as an amendment to Motion F, at end to insert “and do propose Amendments 8B and 8C in lieu—
8B After Clause 15, insert the following new Clause—
“Safe third State: commencement
(1) The Secretary of State may exercise the power in section 83(1) so as to bring
section 15 into force only if the condition in subsection (2) has been met.
(2) The condition in this subsection is that the United Kingdom has agreed
formal returns agreements with one or more third States.
(3) A “formal returns agreement” means an agreement which provides for the
safe return of a person making an asylum claim (a “claimant”) to a State
which is party to the agreement, where the claimant has a connection to
(4) This section, and the condition it imposes, cease to have effect at the end of
the period of five years beginning with the day on which this section comes
8C Clause 83, page 84, line 27, at end insert—
“(aa) section (Safe third State: commencement);””