Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 355 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 153
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Schiemann, Chadwick LJJ and Sir Christopher Staughton

Representation Charles Feeny (instructed by Cartwrights Adams & Black, Cardiff) for the appellant.
  Neil Bidder QC and Robert O'Leary (instructed by Hugh James Ford Simey, Merthyr Tydfil) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 25 January 2002


Immigration - Appeal - Reason for decision - Asylum - Appellant producing documents allegedly showing risk of persecution if returned to home country - Special adjudicator and Immigration Appeal Tribunal rejecting validity of documents - Whether special adjudicator and IAT entitled to reject validity of documents.

The Case

On the facts of the instant case, the special adjudicator and the Immigration Appeal Tribunal had been entitled to reject the validity of a document produced by the appellant claiming to show that he was at risk of persecution due to his political beliefs.

Practice Areas

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