By Isabella Reynard – Legal Associate
Where a person’s presence in the UK is non-conducive to the public good, Part 9 of the Immigration Rules units out that this can be a necessary floor for refusal or cancellation beneath the suitability necessities. This applies to functions for entry clearance, permission to enter and permission to keep.
Presence in the UK being non-conducive to the public good can even represent a purpose to deprive a person of their British citizenship. This is ready out in additional element in our earlier submit right here. However, the deprivation of citizenship is offered for individually beneath section 40(4) of the British Nationality Act 1981.
Meaning of presence is non-conducive to the public good
In assessing whether or not a person’s presence is the UK is non-conducive to the public good, a number of elements could also be thought of when assessing suitability. These embody character, conduct or associations in the event that they pose a menace to society in the UK. This floor applies to conduct which occurred in the UK and abroad.
The burden and commonplace of proof required beneath Part 9 of the Immigration Rules
The Home Office has the burden of proving…