Sedrati and Others, Regina (On the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Admn 17 May 2001

The court was asked to consider a policy on the detention on release from prison of foreign national prisoners pending their anticipated deportation. Moses J granted a declaration that the terms of paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 of the 1971 Act do ‘not create a presumption in favour of detention upon completion of the sentence’.


Moses J


[2001] EWHC Admin 418




Immigration Act 1971


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedLumba (WL) v Secretary of State for The Home Department SC 23-Mar-2011
The claimants had been detained under the 1971 Act, after completing sentences of imprisonment pending their return to their home countries under deportations recommended by the judges at trial, or chosen by the respondent. They challenged as . .
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Immigration, Prisons

Updated: 07 August 2022; Ref: scu.347082