Civil Penalty Accreditation Scheme
Under the civil penalty legislation, road haulage companies may have to pay fines if they carry clandestine entrants to the United Kingdom in their vehicles. A clandestine entrant is a person who hides in a vehicle as it enters the United Kingdom with the aim of avoiding immigration controls.
Following the haulier round table discussions please find the below document in relation to the new Civil Penalty Accreditation Scheme Guidelines that Border Force have been sharing with CPA accredited companies:
Border Force have also been developing a suite of comms material for hauliers which are also listed below:
Border Force is keen to work with industry on this matter and to promote the CPA scheme.
For further information do not hesitate to get in touch with the Border Force Agency.
Civil Penalty Guidelines
Guidance for avoiding a penalty