Right to Liberty and Security in UK Law

  • Leachinsky v Christie
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Mar 1947
    ...... careful examination, for it concerns the liberty of the subject and the extent of the powers of ..., the Act manifestly gave the Appellants no right to arrest the Respondent for "unlawful ......
  • R v Deputy Governor of Parkhurst Prison and Others, ex parte Hague ; Weldon v Home Office
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Jul 1991
    ...... important questions with respect to the rights of convicted prisoners. . . 2 ... common law for the protection of personal liberty, should be held to be such as to deny its ......
  • R (DJ) v Mental Health Review Tribunal; R (on the application of N) v Mental Health Review Tribunal (Northern Region)
    • Court of Appeal
    • 21 Dec 2005
    ...... 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights and granted a declaration of incompatibility ... for transfer to conditions of lesser security: at paras 11–12 it recommended a trial move to ... are the patient's claims not merely to liberty but also to autonomy and bodily integrity. On the ......
  • O'Hara v UK
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Dec 1996
    ...... the public interest in preserving the liberty of the individual and the public interest in the ... Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms 1950 contains a more flexible ... "Everyone has the right to liberty and security of person. No one shall be deprived of his ......
  • R (SK (Zimbabwe)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Supreme Court
    • 25 May 2011
    ...... or safety, this may help to secure his rights under articles 2 and 3 of the European ... such a power to interfere with individual liberty, the legislature intended that such power could ... to detain him in conditions of greater security than are in fact required by the nature and ......
  • P (by his litigation friend the Official Solicitor) v Cheshire West and Chester Council and another
    • Supreme Court
    • 19 Mar 2014
    ...... (Instructed by Equality and Human Rights Commission) . Intervener (National ... person amount to a deprivation of liberty. If they do, then the deprivation has to be ......
  • R (Gillan) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and Another; R (Quinton) v Same
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Mar 2006
    ...... Garreth Wong . (Instructed by Liberty) . Respondents: . Commissioner of Police for ... Act 1883 and the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990. It replaced some earlier statutes such ... to stop and search and the individual's rights in these circumstances. 3.11 If the ......
  • R v Howell (Errol)
    • Court of Appeal
    • 13 Apr 1981
    ...... forward, caught hold of the Appellant's right arm and said: "I am arresting …." He had no ... who sees it broken, may restrain the liberty of him whom he sees breaking it, so long as his ......
  • R (Noorkoiv) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and Another
    • Court of Appeal
    • 30 May 2002
    ...... "Everyone who is deprived of his liberty by arrest or detention shall be entitled to take ..., Mr Noorkoiv could only be deprived of his right to liberty by one of the procedures listed in ... "Everyone has the right to liberty and security of the person. No one shall be deprived of his ......
  • R v Governor of Brockhill Prison, ex parte Evans (No 2)
    • Court of Appeal
    • 19 Jun 1998
    ......(5) of the European Convention of Human Rights . He submits that to grant immunity to the ..., individuals have been deprived of their liberty. Even if the Court had a discretion to deprive ...(1) Everyone has the right to liberty and security of person. No one shall be deprived of his ......
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