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There is no set period for removal for deportation purposes, there must merely be the prospect of deportation within a reasonable period.
3 February 2012
Dobbs J (judgment delivered extempore)
(i) The Claimant challenged his detention pursuant to deportation. He submitted that as the Somaliland authorities had not provided a timescale for his deportation, there was no prospect of his deportation within a reasonable period, and his detention was therefore unlawful in accordance with the Hardial Singh principles.
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