Court name: High Court
Date of decision:
Legal instruments: European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)
Key aspects: Birth registration, Childhood statelessness, Country of return, Deportation and removal, Detention, Determination/confirmation of nationality, Discrimination, Protection
This case concerns an applicant who sought to quash the decision of the respondent which refused to revoke a deportation order made in respect of the applicant. The respondent contended that the applicant had been untruthful throughout the asylum process about his nationality and was therefore not entitled to any relief, while the applicant contended that the applicant’s untruthfulness should not be a bar to relief as substantial grounds established that a real risk to the applicant's life or freedom was inevitable. The Court found in favour of the applicant and quashed the decision of the respondent refusing to revoke the deportation order.