Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States

Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act (2002)

Legal and administrative framework


The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 makes provisions about nationality, immigration and asylum. Section 59 of the Act contains the legal basis for resettlement funding, which is channelled through the British resettlement programme known as the Gateway Protection Programme.

The Act can be accessed on the website managed by The National Archives on behalf of HM Government at: