Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1998] All ER (D) 706
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court

Simon Brown LJ, Dyson and Astill JJ

Representation Peter Duffy QC (instructed by Bindmans) for Amnesty.
  Philip Sales (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
  Alun Jones QC and James Lewis (instructed by Crown Prosecution Service, International Division) for the Spanish government.
  Clive Nicholls QC and Julian Knowles (instructed by Kingsley Napley) for Pinochet.
  Philippe Sands (instructed by Leigh Day & Co) for Human Rights Watch.
Judgment Dates: 9 December 1998


Judicial review - Putative decision of Secretary of State to issue authority to proceed - Interlocutory relief - s 7(4) - Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 1984.

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