The appeal was unanimously dismissed. Implicitly, the Court gave PH groups and similar organisations a green light to continue their operations.
Antonina Łęcka is a IBDP student from Poznań, Poland and a law passionate. She organises and takes part in Model United Nations conferences. After graduating from high school, she wants to study Jurisprudence at the University of Oxford. Apart from writing articles and reading cases, she enjoys history, international politics and golf.
The Court upheld what other courts had previously decided: that it is possible for there to be imprisonment at common law without a deprivation of liberty under Article 5 of the ECHR.
In the final paragraphs of the judgement, the Court stated that “The Airport National Policy Statement is of no legal effect unless and until the Secretary of State has undertaken a review of it in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Planning Act 2008”.
On the 24th of September 2019, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gave a speech before the General Assembly of the UN, in which he proposed the establishment of a safe zone that would be 30 kilometres deep and 480 kilometres long, stretching along the northern border of Syria (Map 1). The safe zone would
While Thoburn was an important case at the time it was decided, its importance for the UK law in future, when EU law will no longer apply in the UK after Brexit, will be negligible.