||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 311 (Feb)
||Flo Krause (instructed by Nelsons) for the claimant.
||Parishil Patel (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the respondents.
||21 February 2003
Human rights - Right to liberty - Lawfulness of detention - Mandatory life sentence - Length of time between review periods - European Convention on Human Rights, art 5(4).
An application by a mandatory life prisoner whose tariff had expired for a parole board hearing forthwith was dismissed; on the facts, the claimant's case did not warrant any special treatment and the interim measures adopted by the Secretary of State following the European Court of Human Rights' decision in Stafford v UK were sufficient.
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