Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 18 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Brooke LJ

Representation The applicant did not appear and was not represented.
  The trust did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 2 October 2002


Habeas corpus - Application for writ of habeas corpus against Nation Health Service Trust - Applicant not detained by trust - Whether writ of habeas corpus appropriate form of relief.

The Case

An application for a writ of habeas corpus directed to a National Health Service trust had been correctly refused by the judge, since the applicant had not been detained by the trust.

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