Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 77 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 273
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Schiemann, May and Jonathan Parker LJJ

Representation Manjit Gill QC and Emeka Pipi (instructed by Ned & Chucks) for the applicant.
  Andrew Hunter (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 7 March 2002

Catchwords

Immigration - Appeal - Jurisdiction to hear appeal - Statutory construction - Secretary of State rejecting applicant's claim for asylum - Secretary of State certifying applicant's claim under Refugee Convention - Secretary of State not issuing certificate in relation to claim under Human Rights Convention - Whether certification of claim under Refugee Convention depriving tribunal of jurisdiction to hear appeal against rejection of claim under ECHR - Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees 1951 - European Convention on Human Rights -  4, para 9(2).

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