H20 -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department (anonymity order)

Special Immigration Appeals CommissionAnonymity Order

Claim Number: SC/217/2024

In the Special Immigration Appeals Commission

18 June 2024

Mr Justice Jay




Secretary of State for the Home Department

Anonymity Order

UPON the Applicant’s application for an anonymity order pursuant to rule 39(5)(h) of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) Rules 2003 and for an order restraining publication pursuant to section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981 (‘the application);

UPON the Legal Representatives having been notified of the application on 31 May 2024 by email;

AND UPON considering the documents consisting of an Application Notice, Explanatory Note, Witness Statement of Alexandra Rowe and Legal Submissions (‘the documents’) lodged in accordance with paragraph 28 of the Commission’s Practice Note on Anonymity Orders and Related Measures (‘the Practice Note’);


  1. The Applicant may be granted anonymity in relation to the conduct of proceedings in the Commission and be known in these proceedings as H20.
  2. Nothing may be published which, directly or indirectly, identifies H20 as an Appellant in these proceedings before the Commission, nor the identity of H20’s children.
  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 appeal, or further order in the meantime, unless the Applicant indicates to the Commission, as soon as the OPEN judgment is circulated in draft, that she 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.

Dated this 18th day of June 2024.

Mr Justice Jay