Regina v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Abdi and Another: CA 21 Apr 1994

The Home Secretary has no duty to show the factual evidence he had relied upon as to the safety of a deportee’s destination country.
The Home Secretary need not state all information on which his certificate was based. The court recognised the need for speed decisions.
Steyn LJ
Independent 21-Apr-1994, Times 25-Apr-1994
Geneva Convention 1951
England and Wales
Citing:
Appeal fromRegina v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Abdi, Same v Same, ex parte Gawe QBD 24-Feb-1994
The Secretary of State must state all the facts on which his opinion had based when ordering the deportation of an Asylum-seeker as to the safety of the destination country. ‘In a situation in which it is to be expected that most or all of the . .
CitedRegina v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Musisi HL 1987
Mr Musisi sought entry to the United Kingdom as a visitor from Kenya. When that application looked as though it might fail, he claimed political asylum as a refugee from Uganda. His application for asylum was refused on the basis that he had come . .

Cited by:
Appeal fromRegina v Secretary of State for the Home Department Ex Parte Abdi, Same v Same, Ex Parte Gawe HL 15-Feb-1996
Two Somali nationals were refused asylum and sought to challenge a decision rejecting their claim that to be sent to Spain would be contrary to the United Kingdom’s obligations under the Geneva Convention of 1951.
Held: Adjudicators are . .

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Updated: 09 April 2021; Ref: scu.87823