|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 304 (Jul)|
Scott Baker J
|Representation||Paul Bowen (instructed by Scott Moncrieff, Harbour & Sinclair) for the claimant.|
|Tim Mould (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the first defendant.|
|Martin Chamberlain (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the second defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||22 July 2002|
Human rights - Liberty - Detention - Lawfulness - Mental health - Claimant recalled to hospital by Secretary of State - Mental Health Review tribunal granting adjournment for Secretary of State to obtain expert evidence - Claimant discharged from hospital nine months after recall - Claimant contending delay breach Convention rights - Whether delay excessive - European Convention on Human Rights, art 5(4).