Regina (Corner House Research and Another) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office
House of Lords
“Where he took the view that protecting the lives of British citizens outweighed the public interest in pursuing an investigation into allegations of corruption, the Director of the Serious Fraud Office had been entitled to exercise his discretion to discontinue the corruption investigation following threats by a foreign state as to consequences affecting national security if he did not do so.”
The Times, 31st July 2008
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