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United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)

The Upper Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber (UTIAC) is a superior court of record and forms part of the Tribunals Service, an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. Its purpose is to hear and decide appeals against decisions made by the First-tier Tribunal in matters of immigration, asylum and nationality. Appeals are heard by one or more Senior or Designated Immigration Judges who are sometimes accompanied by non legal members of the Tribunal. Immigration Judges and non legal members are appointed by the Lord Chancellor and together they form an independent judicial body. The former Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (AIT) was superseded by the implementation of the UTIAC in February 2010. Website: www.tribunals.gov.uk/immigrationasylum/utiac/index.htm
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Treebhawon and Others (NIAA 2002 Part 5A - compelling circumstances test)

13 January 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration law | Countries: Mauritius - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kaur (children's best interests / public interest interface)

10 January 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Children's rights | Countries: India - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

JA (child – risk of persecution) Nigeria

20 December 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) | Topic(s): Acts of persecution - Children-at-risk - Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) | Countries: Nigeria - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

R (on the application of ZM and SK) v The London Borough of Croydon (Dental age assessment)

20 December 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pirzada (Deprivation of citizenship: general principles)

24 November 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Citizenship / Nationality law - Criminal justice - Naturalization - Withdrawal of nationality | Countries: Afghanistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

R (on the application of SA & AA) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Dublin – Article 8 ECHR – interim relief) IJR

9 November 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Burden-sharing and international co-operation - Children's rights - Regional instruments | Countries: Syrian Arab Republic - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

HD (Trafficked women) Nigeria CG

The guidance set out in PO (trafficked women) Nigeria [2009] UKAIT 00046 at paragraphs 191-192 should no longer be followed.

17 October 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Survivors of trafficking / Persons at risk of trafficking - Trafficking in persons - Women-at-risk | Countries: Nigeria - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Al – Sirri (Asylum – Exclusion – Article 1F(c))

13 October 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1951 Refugee Convention | Topic(s): Acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations - Burden of proof - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Exclusion clauses | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

MST and Others (national service – risk categories) Eritrea CG

11 October 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Country of origin information (COI) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription | Countries: Eritrea - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

FA (Libya: art 15(c)) Libya CG

This decision replaces AT and Others Libya CG [2014] UKUT 318 (IAC) in respect of assessment of the art 15(c) risk.

20 September 2016 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - Conflict situation - EU Qualification Directive - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) | Countries: Libya - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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