R (on the application of West) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Immigration – Detention. The Administrative Court declared that the claimant had been unlawfully detained for a period of 13 months. There had been no unlawful delay at the start of the claimant's detention, but after it had been commented that an impasse had been reached, it had been unreasonable to continue detention and release under a strict contact management regime had been appropriate.

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