Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 440 (Mar)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Grigson J

Representation Kris Gledhill (instructed by Anthony Stokoe, Kingston Upon Thames) for the claimant.
  John Swift (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 27 March 2002

Catchwords

Prison - Repatriation of prisoner - Transfer into United Kingdom - Sentence - Sentence most closely corresponding to foreign sentence - Claimant convicted of aggravated rape by Danish court and sentenced to detention in safe custody - Secretary of State advising corresponding sentence discretionary life imprisonment with minimum custodial period of seven years - Claimant consenting to repatriation - Claimant subsequently challenging sentence - Whether Secretary of State in error.

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