Gillan and Quinton v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Jun 2008

The court set the questions to be answered later in response to the complaint as to the use of stop and search powers by the British police.
4158/05, [2008] ECHR 521
Bailii
European Convention on Human Rights 5 8 10, Terrorism Act 2000 44
Human Rights
Citing:
At First InstanceGillan and Another, Regina (on the Application of) v Commissioner of the Police for the Metropolis and Another Admn 31-Oct-2003
The applicants challenged by way of judicial review the way they had been stopped and searched under the Act. They attended a demonstration. The search revealed nothing suspicious. General authorisations for such searches had been issued under the . .
At Court of AppealGillan and Quinton, Regina (on the Application of) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Another CA 29-Jul-2004
The appellants had challenged the lawfulness of being stopped and searched by police. The officers relied on an authorisation made under the 2000 Act. They had been on their way to attending an arms fair, intending to demonstrate.
Held: The . .
At House of LordsGillan, Regina (on the Application of) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Another HL 8-Mar-2006
The defendants said that the stop and search powers granted under the 2000 Act were too wide, and infringed their human rights. Each had been stopped when innocently attending demonstrations in London, and had been effectively detained for about . .

Cited by:
Question SetGillan and Quinton v The United Kingdom ECHR 12-May-2009
(Admissibility and Summary) . .
Question SetGillan and Quinton v The United Kingdom ECHR 12-Jan-2010
The claimants had been stopped by the police using powers in the 2000 Act. They were going to a demonstration outside an arms convention. There was no reason given for any suspicion that the searches were needed.
Held: The powers given to the . .

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Updated: 08 February 2021; Ref: scu.270099