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NRS -v- Home Office (anonymity order)

Case NoG00MY340

In the County Court at
Mayors & City Of London Court

 

Between:
NRS ( a child by her litigation friend Mrs)
and
DRS ( a child by her litigation friend Mrs)

-v-
Home Office


Before Deputy District Judge Smith sitting at the County Court at Central London, Central London, R. C. J,Thomas More Building, Royal Courts Of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL.

Upon reading the Claimant’s Application Notice dated 5 June 2020
And it appearing to the Court:
That the Claim is one likely to attract publicity;
That publicly revealing the identity of the Claimants is likely unfairly to damage the interests of the Claimant; and Accordingly, publication details revealing the Claimants’ identity ought to be prohibited.

And pursuant to the Contempt of Court Act 1981, s.11, the Civil Procedure Rules 1998, Rules 5.4 and 39.2 and the inherent jurisdiction of the Court
IT IS ORDERED THAT:
1.There be substituted for all purposes in this action, in place of reference to the Claimants by name, and whether orally or in writing, references to the following letters:

  1. First Claimant: “NRS”;
  2. Second Claimant: “DRS”;
  3. Litigation Friend of the Claimants: “MRS”; and
  4. Mother of the Claimants: “JDH”.

2.To the extent necessary to protect the Claimant’s identity, any other references whether to persons or to places or otherwise, be adjusted appropriately, with leave to the parties to apply in default of agreement as to the manner of such adjustment.

3.That so far as the Claim Form, or any Judgment, Order or other document to which anyone might have access pursuant to Rule 5.4 at any time does not comply with paragraphs 1 and 2 above, the Claimant’s solicitors have leave to file with the Court, copies of such documents adjusted so as to comply therewith; such copies are to be treated for all purposes as being in substitution for the relevant originals; and the originals are then to be retained by the Court in a sealed envelope marked “not to be opened without the leave of a Judge.”

  1. Permission to issue the Claim Form showing the Claimant’s address as that of their solicitors.

5.There be leave to apply.

6.The Defendant may apply to set aside or vary this order within 7 days of service of this order.

  1. Costs in the case.

 

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