R (Bancoult) v. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (No. 2) – WLR Daily

Posted May 25th, 2007 in Chagos Islands, judicial review, law reports, royal prerogative by sally

R (Bancoult) v. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (No. 2) [2007] EWCA Civ 498

“The British Indian Ocean Territory (Constitution) Order 2004 and the British Indian Ocean Territory (Immigration) Order 2004 were amenable to judicial review and were an abuse of power in that they frustrated the legitimate expectation of the islanders to be allowed to return to the Chagos Islands.”

WLR Daily, 23rd May 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Doctors seek judicial review on job selection – The Guardian

Posted May 14th, 2007 in doctors, judicial review, news by sally

“Junior doctors will this week take the health secretary, Patricia Hewitt, to court in a final attempt to stop a job selection process she admits “has simply not worked”. Remedy UK, an organisation representing 10,000 young doctors, is seeking a judicial review that would mean all training posts granted under the discredited system would only last for a year, allowing for a fairer system to be introduced in six months.”

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The Guardian, 14th May 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Government set to endure BAE judicial review – The Lawyer

Posted April 20th, 2007 in corruption, judicial review, news by sally

“A judicial review of the Government’s decision to abandon a corruption investigation into BAE Systems could be launched, with full grounds to do so lodged yesterday.”

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The Lawyer, 20th April 2007

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Regina (AM (Cameroon)) v. Asylum and Immigration Tribunal – Times Law Reports

Posted April 11th, 2007 in immigration, judicial review, law reports by sally

Judicial review available as well as statutory review

Regina (AM (Cameroon)) v. Asylum and Immigration Tribunal 

Court of Appeal

“In exceptional circumstances, judicial review was available to challenge an immigration judge’s decision even though a final statutory review procedure existed.”

The Times, 11th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Casinos pin hopes on judicial review – The Times

Posted April 4th, 2007 in gambling, judicial review, news by sally

“Existing casino operators have been granted a judicial review of the Government’s proposals for a new generation of casinos.”

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The Times, 4th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk