29.—(1) This regulation applies to a person who claims a right of admission to the United Kingdom under regulation 11 as—
(a) a person, not being an EEA national, who—
(i) is a family member of an EEA national;
(ii) is a family member who has retained the right of residence;
(iii) has a derivative right to reside;
(iv) has a right of permanent residence under regulation 15; or
(v) is in possession of a qualifying EEA State residence card;
(b) an EEA national, where there is reason to believe that the EEA national may be a person to whom regulation 23(1), (2), (3) or (4) applies; or
(c) a person to whom regulation 41 applies (temporary admission to submit case in person).
(2) A person to whom this regulation applies is to be treated as if that person were a person seeking leave to enter the United Kingdom under the 1971 Act for the purposes of paragraphs 2, 3, 4, 7, 16 to 18A and 21 to 24 of Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act (administrative provisions as to control on entry etc)(1), except that—
(a) the reference in paragraph 2(1) to the purpose for which the immigration officer may examine any persons who have arrived in the United Kingdom is to be read as a reference to the purpose of determining whether the person is to be granted admission under these Regulations;
(b) the references in paragraphs 3, 7 and 16(1) to a person who is, or may be, given leave to enter are to be read as references to a person who is, or may be, granted admission under these Regulations; and
(c) a medical examination is not to be carried out under paragraph 2 or paragraph 7 as a matter of routine and may only be carried out within three months of the person’s arrival in the United Kingdom.
(3) For so long as a person to whom this regulation applies is detained, or temporarily admitted or released whilst liable to detention, under the powers conferred by Schedule 2 to the 1971 Act, that person is deemed not to have been admitted to the United Kingdom.
The relevant parts of Schedule 2 were amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 (c. 71), Schedule 6, the British Nationality Act 1981, Schedule 4, paragraphs 2 and 3, the Immigration Act 1988, the Schedule, paragraphs 6, 8, 9 and 10, the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 (c. 49), Schedule 2, paragraphs 5, 7, 10 and 11 and Schedule 4, the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22), Schedule 13, paragraph 70, the 1999 Act, section 140, Schedule 14, paragraphs 43, 56, 58 to 63 and Schedule 16, the 2002 Act, sections 63, 64 and 73, and Schedule 7, paragraphs 3 and 4, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39), Schedule 8, paragraph 149, the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 (c. 19), Schedule 2, paragraph 1, the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (c. 13), sections 27 and 42 and Schedule 3, the Immigration Act 2014, sections 5, 7, 9 and 13, Schedule 1, paragraphs 1 and 2, Schedule 2, paragraphs 1 and Schedule 8, paragraphs 1, 2 and 3, the Immigration Act 2016, sections 46 and 60, and S.I. 2010/21, Schedule 1, paragraphs 1 and 2.
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