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 their conditions of entry or who are overstayers.
Stuart-Smith LJ pointed out that the adjudicator is concerned with the existence of the power and not with the exercise of the power.
 2 WLR 1195
Immigration Act 1971
England and Wales
Appeal from – 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 . .
Appeal from – Regina 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.
Lord . .
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Updated: 22 July 2021; Ref: scu.541390