The claimant alleged that his detention by the police and the removal from him of encrypted computer storage devices purporting to use powers under the 2000 Act. He and his journalist partner had received and published materials said to be of security data received from the US reating to British security services. He now sought judicial review saying that the powers had been used for an improper purpose.
Laws LJ, Ouseley, Openshaw JJ
 EWHC 255 (Admin),  WLR(D) 93,  1 WLR 3140,  HRLR 9,  3 All ER 447
Terrorism Act 2000 2(1)
England and Wales
Cited – Regina v Southwark Crown Court, Ex Parte Bowles (On Appeal From A Divisional Court of the Queen’s Bench Division) HL 7-Apr-1998
An application had been made for a production order under section 93H of the 1988 Act which was concerned with the recovery of the proceeds of criminal conduct. The issue was whether an order obtained for the purpose of assisting in the recovery of . .
Cited – CC v The Commissioner of Police of The Metropolis and Another Admn 20-Dec-2011
The claimant challenged the use against him of anti-terrorist powers to question and detain passengers at airports etc.
Held: Whether the poers had been used for a proper purpose: ‘will depend on what the officers knew and why they decided to . .
Cited – Lord Carlile of Berriew QC, and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for The Home Department SC 12-Nov-2014
The claimant had supported the grant of a visa to a woman in order to speak to members of Parliament who was de facto leader of an Iranian organsation which had in the past supported terrorism and had been proscribed in the UK, but that proscription . .
Cited – Miranda, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for The Home Department and Others CA 19-Jan-2016
The claimant had been stopped at Heathrow by the defendant’s officers, and an encrypted data device had been taken from him using powers derived from the 2000 Act. The device was thought to contain material taken from the US NSA security service. He . .
Cited – Privacy International, Regina (on The Application of) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal and Others SC 15-May-2019
The Court was asked whether the actions of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal were amenable to judicial review: ‘what if any material difference to the court’s approach is made by any differences in context or wording, and more particularly the . .
These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 08 May 2021; Ref: scu.521581