Asylum in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • E v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 02 Febrero 2004

    First, there must have been a mistake as to an existing fact, including a mistake as to the availability of evidence on a particular matter. Secondly, the fact or evidence must have been "established", in the sense that it was uncontentious and objectively verifiable. Thirdly, the appellant (or his advisers) must not been have been responsible for the mistake. Fourthly, the mistake must have played a material (not necessarily decisive) part in the Tribunal's reasoning.

  • Januzi and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 15 Febrero 2006

    The decision-maker, taking account of all relevant circumstances pertaining to the claimant and his country of origin, must decide whether it is reasonable to expect the claimant to relocate or whether it would be unduly harsh to expect him to do so. The decision-maker must do his best to decide, on such material as is available, where on the spectrum the particular case falls. All must depend on a fair assessment of the relevant facts.

  • WM (DRC) and another v The Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 09 Noviembre 2006

    He has to consider the new material together with the old and make two judgements. First, whether the new material is significantly different from that already submitted, on the basis of which the asylum claim has failed, that to be judged under rule 353(i) according to whether the content of the material has already been considered.

  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Bugdaycay
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Febrero 1987

    The most fundamental of all human rights is the individual's right to life and when an administrative decision under challenge is said to be one which may put the applicant's life at risk, the basis of the decision must surely call for the most anxious scrutiny. The most fundamental of all human rights is the individual's right to life and when an administrative decision under challenge is said to be one which may put the applicant's life at risk, the basis of the decision must surely call for the most anxious scrutiny.

  • R (Q) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 Marzo 2003

    The Attorney-General recognised the possibility of duress by threats against the families of asylum seekers, and this phenomenon is recorded in the Home Office research. It is also clear that some asylum seekers are so much under the influence of the agents who are shepherding them into the country that they cannot be criticised for accepting implicitly what they are told by them. To disregard the effect that they may have on their charges would be both unrealistic and unjust.

  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Robinson
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Julio 1997

    When we refer to an obvious point we mean a point which has a strong prospect of success if it is argued.

  • R (Razgar) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 17 Junio 2004

    (4) If so, is such interference necessary in a democratic society in the interests of national security, public safety or the economic well-being of the country, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals, or for the protection of the rights and freedoms of others?

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Legislation
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Asylum Destination Choice
    • Nbr. 5-2, June 2004
    • European Union Politics
    This article examines what explains the relative attractiveness of West European countries as a destination for asylum seekers. Individuals coming to Western Europe in...
  • Detaining Asylum Seekers
    • Nbr. 47-4, December 2000
    • Probation Journal
  • Why Do States Grant Asylum?
    • Nbr. 18-1, February 1998
    • Politics
    Recent legislation introduced by European states to limit access to asylum is an attempt to reinforce the State's control of admission to its territory However, while certain of these states have e...
  • New Approaches to Asylum?
    • Nbr. 39-6, June 2008
    • International Migration
    Since its inception 50 years ago, the international asylum regime has shifted through a series of discernibly different approaches. The most recent approach has been characterized by restrictions o...
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Law Firm Commentaries
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Forms
  • Apply for court order about immigration or asylum ('application notice')
    • HM Courts & Tribunals Service court and tribunal forms
    Immigration and Asylum Chamber (Upper Tribunal) forms including the judicial review form.
  • Apply for a judicial review in an immigration or asylum case
    • HM Courts & Tribunals Service court and tribunal forms
    Immigration and Asylum Chamber (Upper Tribunal) forms including the judicial review form.
  • Notice of change of solicitor
    • HM Courts & Tribunals Service court and tribunal forms
    Immigration and Asylum Chamber (Upper Tribunal) forms including the judicial review form.
    ...Notice of change of. representative. Print form. Upper Tribunal. Immigration and Asylum Chamber. Reset form. Upper Tribunal No. Print form. Name of Applicant (including ref.). Note:. You should tick either box A or B as. appropriate and ......
  • Notice of intention to pursue an appeal (UTIAC)
    • HM Courts & Tribunals Service court and tribunal forms
    Immigration and Asylum Chamber (Upper Tribunal) forms including the judicial review form.
    ...Immigration and Asylum Chamber. Notice of Intention to Pursue Appeal – Rule 17A of the Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal). Rules 2008. You have applied for permission to ......
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