• SM (Algeria) v Entry Clearance Officer, UK Visa Section

    European Union Freedom of movement. Three questions would be referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union in respect of the status of a child who was under the permanent legal guardianship of a European Union citizen or citizens, under '...

    [2018] All ER (D) 75 (Feb) | Wed, 14/02/2018

  • R (on the application of Mott) v Environment Agency

    Fish Salmon and trout. The appeal concerned the legality, under the European Convention on Human Rights, of licensing conditions imposed by the appellant Environment Agency on the respondent, restricting salmon-fishing in the Severn Estuary. The...

    [2018] All ER (D) 77 (Feb) | Wed, 14/02/2018

  • Re C (children: anticipatory retention)

    Minor Custody. The proceedings concerned the father's application, under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, for the return of his children to Australia. The Supreme Court held that the mother's appeal against...

    [2018] All ER (D) 78 (Feb) | Wed, 14/02/2018

  • R (on the application of the Director of Public Prosecutions) v Sunderland Magistrates' Court; R (on the application of Kharaghan) v City of London Magistrates' Court

    Judicial review Application for judicial review. There was no doubt that mistake of material fact leading to unfairness was available as a ground of judicial review in the first case, as all five requisite conditions were met. The Divisional Court...

    [2018] All ER (D) 80 (Feb) | Wed, 14/02/2018

  • R (on the application of Bancoult No 3) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    Environment Protection. In 2010, the respondent Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs had established a 'no take' marine protected area in the British Indian Overseas Territory, which had brought to an end all commercial fishing,...

    [2018] All ER (D) 49 (Feb) | Thu, 8/02/2018

  • B (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

    Immigration Deportation. Where there was no lawful basis for the detention of an individual pending deportation, there was no power to grant bail and impose bail conditions in respect of that individual under paras 22 or 29 of Sch2 to the . The...

    [2018] All ER (D) 52 (Feb) | Thu, 8/02/2018

  • Advocate General for Scotland v Romein

    Citizenship British citizenship. The condition in of the British Nationality Act 1948, requiring registration of a birth at a UK consulate within one year of its occurrence, was inapplicable in cases where citizenship was claimed by descent from a...

    [2018] All ER (D) 44 (Feb) | Thu, 8/02/2018

  • HM Inspector of Health and Safety v Chevron North Sea Ltd

    Health and safety at work Health and safety inspector. The appellant Inspector of Health and Safety appealed unsuccessfully against a ruling of the First Division of the Inner House. The Supreme Court held that, when considering an appeal against a...

    [2018] All ER (D) 48 (Feb) | Thu, 8/02/2018

  • Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

    Police Negligence. The appellant passer-by was injured as a result of being exposed to the very danger from which the police officers had a duty of care to protect her, whilst they were arresting a suspected criminal. The Supreme Court in coming to...

    [2018] All ER (D) 47 (Feb) | Thu, 8/02/2018

  • Love v Government of the United States of America

    Extradition Extradition order. The appellant was discharged from extradition to the United States to face charges of making a series of cyber-attacks on the computer networks of private companies and US government agencies to steal and then publicly...

    [2018] All ER (D) 20 (Feb) | Mon, 5/02/2018