Springhall, Regina (on the Application of) v London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames: CA 24 Jan 2006

The claimant appealed refusal of a judicial review of the exercise of a delegated power by an official.
Held: Where the underlying facts and the applicable polices were clear, such an officer’s decision could only be challenged in the case of irrationality or unlawfullness.
Lord Justice Auld Lord Justice Moore-Bick Sir Peter Gibson
[2006] EWCA Civ 19, Times 13-Feb-2006
England and Wales
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CitedRaissi, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department Admn 22-Feb-2007
The claimant sought judicial review of a refusal to make an ex gratia payment for his imprisonment whilst successfully resisting extradition proceedings. Terrorist connections had been suggested, but the judge made an explicit finding that at no . .

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