Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 461 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] UKHL 41
Court: House of Lords
Judge:

Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, Lord Mustill, Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Hutton and Lord Scott of Foscote

Representation Sir Sydney Kentridge QC and Rick Scannell (instructed by Wilson & Co) for the claimants.
  Lord Goldsmith QC, David Pannick QC and Michael Fordham (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 31 October 2002

Catchwords

Immigration - Asylum - Asylum seeker - Detention at reception centre - Detention pending decision on claim - Legality of detention - Implementation of Secretary of State's policy on detention of asylum seekers whose claims could be decided quickly -  2, para 16 - European Convention on Human Rights, art 5(1).

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