H6 -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department (anonymity order)

Special Immigration Appeals CommissionAnonymity Order

Appeal Number: Sc/205/2023

In The Special Immigration Appeals Commission

15 May 2023

Secretary Of State For The Home Department

Anonymity Order

UPON reading the Applicant’s application for continued anonymity and reporting restrictions, made pursuant to the Special Immigration Appeals Commission’s Practice Note on Anonymity Orders and Related Matters (‘the Practice Note’).

UPON considering the documents consisting of an application notice (with legal submissions), witness statement of H6, explanatory note and draft order, lodged in accordance with paragraph 28 of the Practice Note.

UPON being satisfied that an anonymised explanatory note has been served on the media legal representatives in accordance with that Practice Note, and that no notice of objection has been served by those legal representatives within the relevant timeframe.

AND ON 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.

(1) Pursuant to rule 39(5)(h) of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Procedure Rules 2003 (1034/2003), the Applicant is to be anonymised, such that they be referred to as H6 only in these proceedings.

(2) Pursuant to section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981 there shall be no publication by any person of any matter which, directly, or indirectly, could lead to the identification of H6 as an Applicant in these proceedings before the Special Immigration Appeals 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 appeal, or further order in the meantime, unless H6 indicates to the Commission, as soon as the OPEN judgment is circulated in draft, that H6 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.


Robert Jay

DATED this 15th day of May 2023