Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 349 (Mar)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Judge Wilkie QC sitting as a judge of the High Court

Representation Rebecca Chapman (instructed by Fisher Meredith) for the claimant.
  Steven Kovats and Adam Rob (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 22 March 2002

Catchwords

Immigration - Detention - Habeas corpus - Detention pending deportation - Claimant asylum seeker convicted of indecent assault against a minor - Claimant detained by defendant on basis of fear he would abscond - Claimant contending detention unlawful as defendant having no intention to enforce removal - Whether defendant unlawfully detaining claimant.

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