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Immigration – Age – Children – Asylum
14 June 2011
Without cause to disagree with a local authority’s assessment of age, the determined age was upheld.
(1) The Claimant, R, is an asylum seeker originally from Afghanisan who challenges the determination of his age by the Defendant. He claims his age to be 17, while the Defendant assessed his age to be over 18. The determination was relevant as to the assistance to be provided to the Claimant under the Children Act 1989.
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