Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 39 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] UKHL 66
Court: House of Lords
Judge:

Lord Bingham of Cornill, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Scott of Foscote, Baroness Hale of Richmond and Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood

Representation Nicholas Blake QC and Christopher Jacobs (instructed by HCL Hanne & Co) for Adam.
  Nicholas Blake QC and Christopher Jacobs (instructed by White Ryland) for Limbuela and Tesema.
  Nigel Giffin QC, John-Paul Waite and Kate Grange (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 3 November 2005

Catchwords

Immigration - Asylum seeker - Asylum support - Inhuman or degrading treatment - Failure to claim asylum as soon as reasonably practicable disentitling destitute asylum seeker from support - Whether inhuman or degrading treatment - Human Rights Act 1998, s 6(1), Sch 1, Pt I, art 3 - Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, s 55(1), (5)(a).

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