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In the matter of an application by Margaret McQuillan for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) (Nos 1, 2 and 3)

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Briony Ballard
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In the matter of an application by Margaret McQuillan for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) (Nos 1, 2 and 3)
   
Issue: Whether the court had temporal jurisdiction to determine pre-commencement complaints alleging violations of Arts 2 & 3 ECHR; whether new evidential material coming to light after an investigation was closed revived the Art 2 & Art 3 investigative obligations; whether proposed investigations by the PSNI lacked the necessary practical independence pursuant to Arts 2 and 3 ECHR.
   
Court: Supreme Court
   
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Neutral Citation:   [2021] UKSC 55
   
Judge(s): Lord Hodge (Deputy President), Lord Lloyd-Jones, Lord Kitchin, Lord Sales, Lord Hamblen, Lord Leggatt, Lord Burrows
   
Date: 15 December 2021