Regina v Sadighpour – WLR Daily

Posted January 8th, 2013 in appeals, burden of proof, crime, defences, immigration, law reports by sally

Regina v Sadighpour [2012] EWCA Crim 2669; [2013] WLR (D) 4

“Section 31(7) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 did not reiterate a requirement to satisfy an evidential burden, initially imposed by section 31(1) on a defendant in relation to refugee status, even when the Secretary of State had refused an asylum claim, and was apt to cover a situation where there had already been due consideration of the defendant’s claim to refugee status on the merits.”

WLR Daily, 11th December 2012