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08 DEC 2011

SL v Westminster City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 954

Immigration – Asylum – Provision of accommodation

The Administrative Court was wrong to conclude that the local authority did not have a duty to provide residential accommodation to a failed asylum seeker in accordance with its obligations under the National Assistance Act 1948.
10 August 2011
Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
Laws, Richards, Rimer LJJ
(1) The Appellant is an Iranian national who appealed against his judicial review claim being dismissed in the Administrative Court. The Administrative Court had held that the local authority did not have a duty to provide residential accommodation to a failed asylum seeker under the National Assistance Act 1948. 

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