Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of SMITH) v PAROLE BOARD & ANOR (2003)

PUBLISHED July 31, 2003

[2003] EWCA Civ 1269

Where a claimant's licence was revoked and he was recalled to prison by way of written representations only there had been no breach of his rights under Art.5 and Art.6 European Convention on Human Rights and no oral hearing was required at common law unless the issue turned on the resolution of important facts.

CA (Civ Div) (Kennedy LJ, Brooke LJ, Holman J)