*R (on the application of Bentham) v Governor of HMP Usk and Prescoed and another

Prison – Release on licence. The claimant was released on licence, following a term of imprisonment for causing death by dangerous driving, subject to the condition that he was prevented from entering his home town and his family home. The claimant wished to visit his family home to provide care for his grandparents and sought judicial review of the condition. The Administrative Court, in allowing the application, held that to exclude the claimant from visiting his family home would be an unjustified interference with his rights under art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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