Youssef and Others v The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Admn 14 Nov 2011

The claimant sought to challenge the continued inclusion of his name on a list of persons subject to restrictions for showing sympathy to al Qaida, asking at this hearing: ‘Whether the Secretary of State’s decision to propose the relevant Claimant for listing by the UNSCR 1267 Committee was tainted by an error of law in that it proceeded on the basis that the relevant criteria for designation required only reasonable suspicion of relevant conduct, rather than evidence sufficient to establish such conduct to at least the civil standard of balance of probability.’


Silber J


[2011] EWHC 3014 (Admin)




England and Wales


See AlsoHM Treasury v Ahmed and Others SC 27-Jan-2010
The claimants objected to orders made freezing their assets under the 2006 Order, after being included in the Consolidated List of suspected members of terrorist organisations.
Held: The orders could not stand. Such orders were made by the . .

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See AlsoYoussef v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs CA 29-Oct-2013
The claimant appealed from rejection of his judicial review of a decision that he be placed on a list of persons subject to sanctions and therefore without access to money save with the consent of the government.
Held: The Secretary of State . .
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