SA (Somalia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 10 Oct 2006

The task for which an asylum-seeker tendered a medical report was to provide ‘a clear statement as to the consistency of old scars found with the history given . . , directed to the particular injuries said to have occurred as a result of the torture or other ill treatment relied on as evidence of persecution’.

[2006] EWCA Civ 1302
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedKV (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State for The Home Department SC 6-Mar-2019
The claimant said that he had been tortured in Sri Lanka. The SSHD said the injuries were falsifications, inflicted at the claimant’s request.
Held: KV’s appeal succeeded, and the case was remitted for a fresh determination. The Istanbul . .
LandmarkRT (Medical Reports, Causation of Scarring) Sri Lanka IAT 7-Feb-2008
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Updated: 16 January 2022; Ref: scu.245269