Regina v Asfaw: CACD 21 Mar 2006

The defendant, an Ethiopian arrived in the UK on a forged passport. She came through immigration control at Heathrow, but then on the same day sought to leave to fly to the US. At that point she was arrested. She now appealed her conviction for attempting to obtain service by deception.


[2006] EWCA Crim 707, [2006] Crim LR 906




England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromRegina v Fregenet Asfaw HL 21-May-2008
The House considered the point of law: ‘If a defendant is charged with an offence not specified in section 31(3) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, to what extent is he entitled to rely on the protections afforded by article 31 of the 1951 . .
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Crime, Human Rights

Updated: 04 August 2022; Ref: scu.267966