Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 397 (Jun)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court

Underhill J

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  John O'Flaherty (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 27 June 2008


Immigration - Leave to enter - Non-patrial - Student - Secretary of State's immigration officer refusing claimant entry to United Kingdom on grounds of no proposal to pursue course of studies on which leave was granted - Whether Secretary of State's decision irrational.

The Case

Immigration Leave to enter. An application for judicial review against the Secretary of State's decision to cancel the claimant's leave to enter the United Kingdom, where it's immigration officer was of the opinion that the claimant was not proposing to pursue the course of studies on which the leave was granted, was dismissed. The decision of the Secretary of State to refuse leave was unimpeachable. Absent any rebutting evidence, the decision was to stand.

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