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

Administrative CourtHigh CourtKing's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Claim number: AC-2024-LON-001069

In the High Court of Justice
King’s Bench Division
Administrative Court

28 March 2024


The Honourable Mr Justice Jay


The King on the application of


Secretary of State for the Home Department


On an application by the Claimant for anonymity and urgent consideration

Following consideration of the documents lodged by the Claimant

ORDER by the Honourable Mr Justice Jay

  1. The Defendant shall, by no later than 4pm on 12 April 2024, file and serve a response to the Claimant’s application for interim relief.
  2. The Claimant’s application for interim relief shall be listed for a without notice hearing on the first available date after 16 April 2024
  3. Pursuant to CPR 39.2(4), anonymity is granted in the terms of the Schedule appended to this order.
  4. Liberty to apply to vary or discharge paras 1 and 2 of this Order on 24 hours’ written notice. In relation to para 3 there is also liberty to apply save that 7 days’ written notice must be given.
  5. Costs reserved.


  1. Pursuant to CPR Rule 39.2(4) there shall be no publication in any newspaper or other media or other disclosure of any name, address, image or other information tending to identify the Claimant in relation to his involvement in these proceedings.
  2. In any publication or broadcast relating to these proceedings, the Claimant shall be known by the letters “RA”
  3. Pursuant to CPR Rule 5.4C a person who is not a party to the proceedings may obtain a copy of the Statement of Case, Judgment or Order from the Court records only if a Statement of Case, Judgment or Order has been anonymised such that:
    a) The Claimant is referred to in those documents as RA.
    b) The address of the Claimant has been deleted from those documents.
    c) For the purpose of this claim, including any Statement of Case, Judgment, Order or other document, the Claimant shall be known by the letters “RA”.
  4. In so far as any Statement of Case, Judgment, Order or other documents to which anyone might have access pursuant to CPR Rule 5.4A – D does not comply with paragraph 3 above, the Claimant’s Solicitors have permission to file with the Court copies of any such document adjusted so that it does comply. Such copies are to be treated for all purposes as being in substitution for the relevant original; and the originals are then to be retained by the Court in a sealed envelope marked “not to be opened without the permission of a Judge or Master of the King’s Bench Division”.