Lama (Video Recorded Evidence – Weight – Art 8 ECHRr): UTIAC 13 Jan 2017

UTIAC (i) Video recorded evidence from witnesses is admissible in the Upper Tribunal. Its weight will vary according to the context.
(ii) Alertness among practitioners and parties to the Upper Tribunal’s standard pre-hearing Directions and compliance therewith are crucial.
(iii) There are no hard and fast rules as to what constitutes family life within the compass of Article 8 ECHR.
(iv) A person’s value to the community is a factor which may legitimately be considered in the Article 8 proportionality balancing exercise.


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Updated: 28 January 2022; Ref: scu.573290