R (on the application of Stott) v Secretary of State for Justice

Human rights – Right to liberty and security. The Divisional Court, in dismissing the claimant's application for judicial review, held that it was bound by R (on the application of Clift) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; R (on the application of Hindawi and another) v Secretary of State for the Home Department ([2007] 2 All ER 1) to find that a term of imprisonment could not amount to 'other status', within art 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights (art 14). However, it was otherwise prepared to conclude that s 246A of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, was incompatible with art 14.

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