R (Black) v Secretary of State for Justice – WLR Daily

Posted January 27th, 2009 in human rights, law reports, prisons, release on licence by sally

R (Black) v Secretary of State for Justice [2009] UKHL 1; [2009] WLR (D) 19

S 35(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1991, in allowing the Secretary of State for Justice rather than the Parole Board to determine whether certain long-term prisoners should be released on licence at the half-way stage of their sentence, did not infringe art 5(4) of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.”

WLR Daily, 26th January 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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