Ignaoua, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for The Home Department: Admn 9 Aug 2013

‘This claim concerns a certificate issued by the Secretary of State for the Home Department (‘the Secretary of State’) on 16 July 2013 under a power conferred by the Justice and Security Act 2013. The Secretary of State contends that the certificate has the effect of terminating the judicial review the claimant has had ongoing in this court since 2010, challenging his exclusion from the United Kingdom on national security grounds.’
Held: The Secretary of State was entitled to issue the certificate. However the court noted with concern that no procedures had yet been established to allow the claimant to exercise the remedy provided by statute.

Cranston J
[2013] EWHC 2512 (Admin), [2013] WLR(D) 338
Bailii, WLRD
Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997
England and Wales


Updated: 18 November 2021; Ref: scu.514338