Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of (1) MOHAMMED ALI (2) SJ) v (1) MINISTER FOR THE CABINET OFFICE (2) STATISTICS BOARD (2012)

PUBLISHED July 13, 2012

[2012] EWHC 1943 (Admin)

The regime contained in the Data Protection Act 1998, the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 constituted a sufficiently accessible and predictable body of law and satisfied the requirement that any disclosure of personal census data under s.39(4)(f) of the 2007 Act "for the purposes of a criminal investigation or criminal proceedings (whether or not in the United Kingdom)" was in accordance with the law for the purposes of the European Convention on Human Rights art.8(2).

QBD (Admin) (Beatson J)