Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 42 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWHC 1566 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Stanley Burton LJ

Representation Jason Beer (instructed by Guido Liguori) for the claimant.
  Paul Ozin (instructed by Metropolitan Police) for the defendant and the first interested party.
  The second, third and fourth interested parties did not appear and were not represented.
Judgment Dates: 3 July 2009


Complaint - Police - Complaint against police - Complaint being made against two police officers - Complaint being investigated - Independent Police Complaints Commission requesting information from defendant Commissioner - Commissioner refusing request - Whether commissioner erring - , .

The Case

Complaint Police. Queens Bench Division, Administrative Court (London): An application by the claimant for judicial review on the basis that the defendant's decision to deny them information it had requested under of the Police Act 1996 was dismissed on the basis that the information would have been derived from the recollections of the officers to events so long in the past that they has the right not to provide it.

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