FK v Secretary of State for the Home Department: AS/01/10/0957

Asylum Support Tribunal decision of Judge Storey on 17 October 2001.

Tribunal has power to decide its own jurisdiction – R v Immigration Appeal Tribunal ex parte Lokko [1990] IMM AR 539 – in this case under Section 103 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

Stopping of support generates a right of appeal that is not necessarily when Secretary of State discontinues in writing. Policy Bulletin 17 in breach of Article 6.

Policy Bulletin 30 and 31 to be interpreted in light of Article 8 of ECHR.

Regulation 20(1)(a) breach of conditions and reasonable excuse for breach considered.

Section 95 support – jurisdiction – interpretation of Section 103(2); breach of conditions.

Read the full decision in FK v SOS AS_01_10_0957

Published 8 February 2017