Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 277 (Jul)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Ouseley J

Representation Sonali Naik (instructed by Bartram & Co) for the claimant.
  Andrew Hunter (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 18 July 2002

Catchwords

Immigration - Appeal - Reasons for decision - Asylum - One-stop appeal - Secretary of State refusing claim for asylum - Special adjudicator hearing claimant's appeal and claimant's brother-in-law's appeal together - Adjudicator allowing brother-in-law's appeal - Adjudicator considering claimant's Convention right to family life in light of that decision - Adjudicator dismissing claimant's appeal - Whether adjudicator having jurisdiction to consider Convention rights issues before Secretary of State determining those issues - ss 65, 74(4), 77.

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