Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 325 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 2852 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Irwin J

Representation Sonali Naik (instructed by Duncan Lewis Solicitors) for the claimant.
  Kate Olley (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 18 October 2012


Immigration - Detention - Detention pending deportation - Claimant being detained pending deportation - Deportation not being successful owing to uncertainty regarding claimant's nationality - Claimant applying for judicial review of decision to detain him - Whether claimant's continued detention lawful.

The Case

Immigration Detention. The Administrative Court held that the claimant's detention had been unlawful once the defendant Secretary of State should have realised that removal was not going to be effected within a reasonable period.

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