R (on the application of IG) v London Borough of Croydon

Immigration – Asylum seeker. The claimant Angolan national sought judicial review of the defendant local authority's assessment of her age as over 18 years. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the application, held that the claimant had not been truthful about her age and the age assessment interview had been carried out in a completely fair manner. Accordingly, the claimant had been well over 18 years old when she had entered the United Kingdom and she was presently 22 years old.

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