Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 257 (Oct)
Court: Administrative Court

Forbes J

Representation Robin Allen QC and Simon Cox (instructed by Winstanley-Burgess) for the claimant.
  Michael Fordham (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 18 October 2002


Discrimination - Nationality - Entry and residence in United Kingdom - Lawfulness of Race Relations (Immigration and Asylum) Authorisation - Delegation of Secretary of State's power to authorise discriminatory acts - s 19D.

The Case

A Race Relations (Immigration and Asylum) Authorisation, which provided criteria by which an immigration officer was authorised to perform a discriminatory act, was outwith the power in s19D of the conferred on the Secretary of State personally to make such authorisations in respect of a particular case or class of case.

Practice Areas

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