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

Administrative CourtHigh CourtKing's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Case number: AC-2024-LON-000661

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

28 February 2024


The Hon. Mr Justice Chamberlain


The King on the application of


Secretary of State for the Home Department


On the claimant’s application for urgent relief and directions
Following consideration of the documents lodged by the claimant

ORDER by the Hon. Mr Justice Chamberlain:

1. Time for the defendant to file an acknowledgement of service and response to the application for interim relief is abridged to 4pm on Thursday 7 March 2024.

2. The papers are to be referred to a judge or deputy judge immediately thereafter for a decision on permission, interim relief and/or directions.

3. On the application for anonymity made in section 9 of the claim form:
a. The claimant’s name is to be withheld from the public and must not be disclosed in any proceedings in open court.
b. There is to be substituted for all purposes in these proceedings in place of references to the claimant by name, and whether orally or in writing, the letters “ZXZ”.
c. Pursuant to s. 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981, there must be no publication of the identity of the claimant or of any matter likely to lead to the identification of the claimant in any report of, or otherwise in connection with, these proceedings.
d. Pursuant to CPR 5.4C(4), the parties must, when filing any statement of case, also file a redacted copy of that statement of case omitting the name, address and any other information which could lead to the identification of the claimant.
Form JR-MPA. Judicial Review. Miscellaneous Paper Application. Version September 2020
e. Unless the court grants permission under CPR 5.4C(6), no non-party may obtain an unredacted copy of any statement of case.
f. Any person wishing to apply to vary or discharge any part of this paragraph must make an application to the Court, served on each party.


The circumstances disclosed by the Statement of Facts and Grounds are such as to justify an abridgement of time.
Anonymity appears to be justified because the claimant is an asylum seeker or Iranian nationality.