Regina v Secretary of State ex parte Thakrar: CA 1974

The obligation in international law owed by one state to another to admit its nationals expelled by another could not be relied on by an individual, conflicted with immigration legislation and in any event only arose if the national had nowhere else to go.


Lord Denning MR


[1974] 1 QB 684


England and Wales

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CitedChagos Islanders v The Attorney General, Her Majesty’s British Indian Ocean Territory Commissioner QBD 9-Oct-2003
The Chagos Islands had been a British dependent territory since 1814. The British government repatriated the islanders in the 1960s, and the Ilois now sought damages for their wrongful displacement, misfeasance, deceit, negligence and to establish a . .
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International, Immigration

Updated: 23 March 2022; Ref: scu.186645