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Disclosure of data relating to a convicted sex offender held to be lawful

R (X) v SSHD & Ors [2014] EWHC 4106 (Admin)

Related Member(s):
Jessica Simor QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Public Law, Crime and Regulatory Law
Court:

This case concerned the legality of the arrangements made by the police relating to the retention and disclosure of data relating to a convicted sex offender. Held: the arrangements made by the police were in an accordance with the law and in line with the judgment in R (X) v SSHD [2012] EWHC 2954 (Admin). Further any interference with the claimant’s rights under ECHR, art 8 were proportionate.

Jesssica Simor QC was involved in this case.