Residence Test found to be unlawful by High Court

Legal Updates

Great news! This week, a timely and scathing judgment by a rare three-judge Divisional Court in PLP v Secretary of State for Justice, ruled that the atrocious “residence test” is unlawful. Lord Justice Moses led the judgment, finding that it was not within the Justice Secretary’s power to introduce the residence test, and that its blatantly discriminatory intentions and effects are unjustified.

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