*R (on the applications of P and another) v Secretary of State forJustice and another

Police – Disclosure of information. The Divisional Court allowed the claimants' judicial review proceedings, seeking declarations that the statutory scheme for disclosure of convictions was inconsistent with art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The present statutory scheme could give rise to some very startling consequences and such results were properly to be described as 'arbitrary'.

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