McCafferty’s Application

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
McCafferty’s Application
Issue: Whether a decision to recall a prisoner was unlawful; whether the lack of a decision by the Commissioner who advised the Secretary of State in relation to recalled prisoners breached the speediness requirement of Art 5(4) ECHR; whether the Commissioner was independent and impartial; whether the use of closed information was unfair.
Court: High Court (NI),
Reference:   WEA7551
Neutral Citation:   [2009] NIQB 59
Judge(s): Weatherup J
Date: 16 June 2009