Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 104 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2017] UKSC 81
Court: Supreme Court
Judge:

Lady Hale P, Lord Mance DP, Lord Kerr, Lord Hughes and Lord Lloyd-Jones SCJJ

Representation Philip Havers QC and Shaheen Rahman QC (instructed by Leigh Day) for the appellant.
  James Eadie QC and David Pievsky (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 19 December 2017

Catchwords

Prison - Prison conditions - Smoking

The Case

Prison Prison conditions. The Crown was not bound by the prohibition of smoking in most enclosed public places and workplaces (the smoking ban), contained in Ch 1 of of the Health Act 2006 (). The Supreme Court so ruled in dismissing the appellant prisoner's appeal against the Court of Appeal, Civil Division's decision, in favour of the Secretary of State, that the Crown was not bound by the smoking ban.

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