Regina v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Oladehinde: Admn 1990

The Home Secretary authorised certain officials in the immigration department of the Home Office to act on his behalf to decide whether to issue a notice of intention to deport persons under the Immigration Act 1971.
Held: The court granted orders of certiorari to quash each of the decisions to deport the claimants on the ground that the Secretary of State could not validly authorise immigration inspectors to make decisions to deport immigrants from the United Kingdom.
[1990] 2 WLR 1195, [1991] 1 AC 254, [1990] 2 All ER 367
Immigration Act 1971
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromRegina v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Oladehinde CA 2-Jan-1990
The Court allowed appeals against a decision quashing decisions for the deport the applicants: there was no legal impediment to the Home Secretary authorising immigration inspectors to take the decision to deport immigrants who are in breach of . .
At Divisional CourtRegina v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Oladehinde HL 18-Oct-1990
A decision at Senior Executive Officer level was accepted as appropriate in a deportation case. There was an express form of delegation, and acts of the immigration officers required to be regarded as the acts of the Home Secretary.
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Updated: 01 February 2021; Ref: scu.541389