H12 -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department (anonymity order)

Special Immigration Appeals CommissionAnonymity Order

Case number: SC/211/2023

In the Special Immigration Appeals Commission

26 July 2023




Secretary of State for the Home Department


UPON the Applicant applying, pursuant to rule 39(5)(h) of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) Rules 2003 and in accordance with para. 27(ii) of the Commission’s Practice Note on Anonymity Orders and Related Measures (‘the Practice Note’) for continuation of the Commission’s interim anonymity order dated 13 June 2023 and for an order restraining publication pursuant to section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981 (‘the application’);

AND UPON the Legal Representatives having been notified of the application by email on 10th July 2023;

AND UPON considering the documents (application notice, statement of truth of Mark Lilley-Tams of 10th July 2023 including legal submissions, draft order, and the explanatory note to the Legal Representatives describing the subject matter of the case) (‘the documents’) lodged in accordance with paragraph 28 of the Practice Note;

AND UPON the Applicant undertaking to keep the Commission and the Secretary of State informed of any matter which may affect the continued need for this order

It is ordered that

  1. The Applicant be granted anonymity in relation to the conduct of proceedings in the Commission and be known as H12.
  2. Nothing may be published which, directly, or indirectly, identifies the Applicant as a party to these proceedings before the Commission.
  3. There be liberty to apply on 48 hours’ written notice to the Commission, to the Applicant, to the Secretary of State and to the Legal Representatives (as defined in the Practice Note).
  4. This order continues until the OPEN judgment has been handed down in this application, or further order in the meantime, unless the Applicant indicates to the Commission, as soon as the OPEN judgment is circulated in draft, that he intends to apply for it to continue after the OPEN judgment is handed down, and applies to the Commission, before that judgment is handed down, for directions for the determination of any such application.