42. Judicial review.

In order to preserve the traditional divide between review and appeal the judiciary were slow to incorporate the values of the European Convention on Human Rights1 into judicial review proceedings2 prior to the incorporation of the Convention into United Kingdom law3, and even within a strict review jurisdiction strong deference was shown to executive decision-making in the politically important areas of executive action4: provided the minister appeared to have followed a correct and fair procedure, to have acted within his powers and to have made a decision which was not clearly unreasonable under the traditional Wednesbury test5, the decision