Belhaj and another v Director Of Public Prosecutions

Practice – Hearing. The claimants' proceedings seeking judicial review of the Crown Prosecution Service's decision that there would be no prosecution for misconduct in public office associated with their alleged unlawful rendition were 'proceedings (other than proceedings in a criminal cause or matter)'. Accordingly, the Divisional Court held that there was jurisdiction to receive an application for a declaration under s 6 of the Justice and Security Act 2013.

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