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This Practice Note looks at what constitutes deception in the general grounds for refusal in the Immigration Rules, Part 9 and how this controversial issue applies in practice. It also provides practical tips on challenging any refusal made under the general grounds for refusal.
The general grounds for refusal are set out in the Immigration Rules, Part 9 and are a list of grounds on which an application for entry clearance, leave to enter or leave to remain can be refused which are in addition to any grounds for refusal included in the specific requirements for each categories of stay set out in Parts 2–8 of the Rules. Part 9 also includes grounds for the curtailment and cancellation of existing leave. The general grounds for refusal are split between mandatory and discretionary grounds. See Practice Notes: Mandatory grounds for refusal and re-entry bans, Medical and other discretionary grounds and Previous conduct.
Since July 2012, the Home Office has revised a number of categories of entry and stay which previously sat in Parts 2–8, and now sit as appendices within the Immigration Rules.
The Home Office's intention was to make each appendix a ‘standalone’ set of requirements, so that applicants can find all the relevant rules in one place, rather than have to navigate around various parts and appendices of the
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand).The procedural law of the arbitral proceedingsThe procedural
The principle of transferred maliceIf a person has a malicious intent towards X and, in carrying out that intent, injures Y, he is guilty of an offence. So, if D shoots at A with intent to kill him but kills B by mistake it is murder; the mistake as to the identity of the victim is irrelevant as D
What is a res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the cause of action and the parties, which disposes, with finality, of a matter decided so that it cannot be re-litigated by those bound by the judgment, except on appeal.Final judgments by
This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects enforcing a contract against a third party and what happens when, notwithstanding the lack of privity, a contract has an indirect effect on a third
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