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No breach of privacy for information in public domain (R (on the application of Butt) v Secretary of State for the Home Department)

No breach of privacy for information in public domain (R (on the application of Butt) v Secretary of State for the Home Department)
Published on: 05 April 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Information Law analysis: The Court of Appeal has dismissed in part an appeal by Dr Salman Butt in relation to his unsuccessful application for judicial review of the Home Office’s revised ‘Prevent’ Duty Guidance (the PDG) and associated Higher Education ‘Prevent’ Duty Guidance (HEPDG) along with the collection, recording and sharing of information relating to him by the Extremism Analysis Unit (EAU) of the Home Office. The court endorsed the decision that there had been no breach of Dr Butt’s rights under Articles 8 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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