No risk to ECHR rights on proper construction of the PSI
BK & Anor v Secretary of State for Justice  EWCA Civ 1259
- Related Member(s):
- Helen Mountfield QC, Anita Davies
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Human Rights, Prison Law
- Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
The appellants challenged the operation of the prison policy on full body searches under PSI 67/2011, arguing that it contravened ECHR, art 3 and/or 8. The Court dismissed the challenge, but suggested that it could be advantageous to review the drafting and requirements.
Helen Mountfield QC and Anita Davies were involved in this case.