Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of MACKENZIE) v GOVERNOR OF WAKEFIELD PRISON (2006)

PUBLISHED July 13, 2006

The policy or practice of a prison governor whereby Category A prisoners were inspected at regular intervals during the night to ensure that they were still in their cells and had made no attempt to escape did not violate a prisoner's rights under Art.3 or Art.8 of the European Convention on Human Rights 1950.