Complexity in the Immigration Rules: Politics or the Outcome of Judicial Review?

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This article will consider the Supreme Court decision in Alvi and the distinction between the immigration rules and Home Office guidance. It will then demonstrate how prescription in the Rules predates Alvi, and discuss why this issue requires clarification in the context of the Law Commission’s recent consultation on simplifying the Immigration Rules.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalJudicial Review
Issue number2
Early online date5 Aug 2019
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019


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