Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 185 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1408
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Phillips MR, Rix and Scott Baker LJJ

Representation Rick Scannell (instructed by Irving & Co) for the claimant.
  Julie Anderson (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 14 October 2002


Immigration - Asylum - Appeal - Special adjudicator's determination - Credibility of claimant - Immigration appeal tribunal not entertaining challenge to adjudicator's findings on credibility.

The Case

An immigration appeal tribunal had adopted an unsound approach to an appeal and been wrong to hold that because there had been no appeal on behalf of an asylum seeker himself, the principal findings of the adjudicator in relation to the asylum seeker's credibility were not before them.

Practice Areas

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