M, Regina (on the Application of) v Her Majestys Treasury: HL 30 Apr 2008

The House referred to the ECJ a question about the implementation of UN resolutions imposing sanctions on Al-Qa’ida.

Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Baroness Hale of Richmond and Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood
[2008] UKHL 26, [2008] 2 All ER 1097, [2008] 2 CMLR 51
Bailii, HL
Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002
England and Wales
At First InstanceM and others v HM Treasury Admn 22-Sep-2006
The claimants sought payment of benefits. They would otherwise have been entitled, and were not suspected themselves, but were family members of persons listed as suspected terrorists under the Resolution, and had been denied benefits acordingly. . .
Appeal fromM and Others, Regina (on the Application Of) v Revenue and Customs and others CA 6-Mar-2007
The applicants complained that though none of them was suspected of terrorist activity, their finances had been restricted because of their family connections with Osama Bin Laden. . .

Cited by:
CitedHM Treasury v Ahmed and Others SC 27-Jan-2010
The claimants objected to orders made freezing their assets under the 2006 Order, after being included in the Consolidated List of suspected members of terrorist organisations.
Held: The orders could not stand. Such orders were made by the . .
At HLM (FC) and Others v Her Majesty’s Treasury (Common Foreign And Security Policy) ECJ 14-Jan-2010
Europa Restrictive measures directed against persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaeda network and the Taliban Prohibition of making funds available for the benefit of persons and . .
At HLM (FC) and Others (Common Foreign And Security Policy) ECJ 29-Apr-2010
Control of Funds of Terrorist Associates
ECJ Common foreign and security policy – Restrictive measures taken against persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaeda network and the Taliban – Freezing of funds and economic resources – . .

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European, International, Criminal Practice

Updated: 09 November 2021; Ref: scu.267373