Re Clifford and O’Sullivan; HL 1921

References: [1921] AC 570
Military tribunals are ‘not courts at all, but mere committees of officers meeting to inform the mind and carry out the orders of the Commander-in-Chief’.
This case is cited by:

  • Applied – Bonalumi -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department CA ([1985] QB 675, [1985] 1 All ER 797)
    In the course of extradition proceedings, an order was obtained under the 1879 Act. The defendant sought to appeal against the order, and applied to the Court of Appeal.
    Held: The procedure under the 1879 Act was in the course of criminal . .

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