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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.