Huxtable, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Justice: CA 23 Sep 2021

Challenge to the rule change introduced by the Parole Board Rules 2019 granting a prisoner or the Secretary of State a 21-day period to apply for an administrative review of a Parole Board decision. The Appellant submits that the Reconsideration Mechanism is (a) ultra vires the Criminal Justice Act 2003, (b) incompatible with Article 5(1) ECHR and (c) incompatible with Article 5(4) ECHR.
Lord Justice Haddon-Cave
[2021] EWCA Civ 1394
Criminal Justice Act 2003, European Convention on Human Rights 5(1) 5(2)
England and Wales

Updated: 30 September 2021; Ref: scu.668284