'Seedy clubs and illicit sex': licensing sex shops in Soho after Hemming
The licensing of sex shops can make for high-profile cases. Many will recall the House of Lords decision in Belfast City Council v Miss Behavin' Ltd  UKHL 19 which is a leading case on the correct approach to take in judicial review proceedings in relation to grounds under the Human Rights Act 1998. It was decided that in human rights adjudication, a court was concerned with whether the human rights of a claimant had been infringed, not with whether the administrative decision-maker had properly taken them into account. The subject matter in that case was a refusal of an application for a licence to a sex shop.
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