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- AM (Cameroon), Regina (on the Application of) -v- Asylum and Immigration Tribunal; CA 21-Feb-2007 - The asylum applicant sought judicial review of interlocutory decisions of an immigration judge. The defendant said that there was a statutory procedure and that therefore that had to be followed rather than judicial review.
Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd -v- Wednesbury Corporation; CA 10-Nov-1947 - The applicant challenged manner of decision making as to the conditions which had been attached to its licence to open the cinema on Sundays.
Cart -v- The Upper Tribunal; SC 21-Jun-2011 - Three claimants sought to challenge decisions of various Upper Tribunals by way of judicial review. In each case the request for judicial review had been first refused on the basis that having been explicitly designated as higher courts, the proper scope of judicial review was limited or excluded.
Mount Cook Land Ltd and Another -v- Westminster City Council; CA 14-Oct-2003 - The applicants had sought judicial review of the defendant’s grant of planning permission for the redevelopment of the former C&A building in Oxford Street. Though the application for leave to apply had been successful, and a full hearing took place, the judge awarded also the costs of the defendant in responding to the original and successful application.
Regina -v- Dairy Produce Quota Tribunal for England and Wales, Ex parte Caswell; HL 17-May-1990 - The House sought to reconcile section 31 of the 1981 Act, with RSC Order 53 r4 as to the time within which judicial review proceedings must be brought.
Regina -v- Hillingdon London Borough Council, Ex parte Royco Homes Ltd; 1974 - A planning condition imposed solely for some other purpose or purposes, such as furtherance of the housing policy of the local authority, will not be valid as a planning condition.
Regina -v- Secretary of State for the Environment, ex parte Nottinghamshire County Council; HL 12-Dec-1985 - A ‘low intensity’ of review is applied to cases involving issues ‘depending essentially on political judgment’.
Regina -v- The Director of Public Prosecutions, Ex Parte Manning, Ex Parte Melbourne; QBD 17-May-2000 - The applicants sought judicial review of the decision of the Director not to prosecute anybody after the death of their brother in custody.
Held: The Director of Public Prosecutions is answerable to the Attorney General and to no one else.
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs -v- Rahmatullah; SC 31-Oct-2012 - The claimant complained that the UK Armed forces had taken part in his unlawful rendition from Iraq by the US government. He had been detaiined in Iraq and transferred to US Forces. The government became aware that he was to be removed to Afghanistan, but were not notified. He remained detained by US Forces. An agreement had been in place as to the treatment of prisoners in accordance with international obligations,and which provided that he should be returned to the UK.
- Supreme Court of Judicature Act 1873 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law -|- See Also: Constitutional, Legal Professions
An Act for the constitution of a Supreme Court,and for other purposes relating to the better Administration of Justice in England; and to authorise the transfer to the Appellate Division of such Supreme Court of the Jurisdiction of the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council
- Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 / 15 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law -|- See Also: Constitutional, Administrative, Litigation Practice, Insolvency
An Act to make provision about tribunals and inquiries; to establish an Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council; to amend the law relating to judicial appointments and appointments to the Law Commission; to amend the law relating to the enforcement of judgments and debts; to make further provision about the management and relief of debt; to make provision protecting cultural objects from seizure or forfeiture in certain circumstances; to amend the law relating to the taking of possession of land affected by compulsory purchase; to alter the powers of the High Court in judicial review applications; and for connected purposes.
- CPR - Part 54 - Judicial and Statutory Review
Immigration judicial review -|- Law Society Practice Note
Judicial review -|- Plain man's Guide - You and the Judiciary
Judicial Review -|- Description of Judicial Review
Judicial Review Reform - 2013 -|- Response to consultation
Remedies in Judicial Review -|- Public Law Project
The Public Law Project -|- PLP is an independent, national legal charity which aims to improve access to public law remedies for those whose access is restricted by poverty, discrimination or other similar barriers.