Sino, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2249 (Admin)
Immigration – Deportation – Unlawful policy
Where there was no prospect of deportation, continuing detention was found to be unlawful.
25 August 2011
John Howell QC
(1) The Claimant, an Algerian national, was the subject of a deportation order in accordance with which he was detained. By this claim, he sought a declaration that he had been unlawfully detained and any further detention would be unlawful. He further sought damages for false imprisonment and breach of his rights under article 5 ECHR.
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