Sarfraz v Disclosure and Barring Service

Practice – Appeal. The issue in the present proceedings was whether the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, had the power to grant permission to appeal against a refusal of permission to appeal by the Upper Tribunal (Administration Appeals Chamber) (the UT) against the decision of the respondent Disclosure and Barring Service. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that there was no jurisdiction in it to give permission to appeal against the refusal by the UT of permission to appeal to itself.