Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of EARL FRANCIS) v WEST MIDLANDS PROBATION BOARD (2010)

PUBLISHED December 21, 2010

[2010] EWCA Civ 1470

A local probation board had been entitled to exercise its broad discretion in refusing to transfer a life prisoner's supervision to another board and had not misdirected itself in law or unlawfully interfered with the prisoner's rights under the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.8.

CA (Civ Div) (Mummery LJ, Richards LJ, Aikens LJ)