Title Queen on the Application of N v. Secretary of State for the Home Department
Publisher United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales)
Author High Court (Queen's Bench Division)
Publication Date 14 February 2003
Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Libya
Citation / Document Symbol [2003] EWHC 207 (Admin)
Reference CO/54/02
Cite as Queen on the Application of N v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, [2003] EWHC 207 (Admin), United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales), 14 February 2003, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3f27e9f14.html [accessed 18 December 2014]
Comments Attached is a rulling which may be of interest to you. It concerns a Libyan asylum-seeker who was awarded refugee status more than two years after having requested it. The delay was due to incompetence and mistakes made by the British Ministry of Interior (Home Office). He has been given leave to file a claim for damages and intends to ask for £30,000. Given the implications of this High Court ruling for numerous other asylum-seekers in similiar situations, the Home Office has lodged an appeal.
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