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1993 cases

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* Prison Rules and solicitor-client letters R v SSHD, ex p Leech (No 2) [1993] EWCA Civ 12"Section 47 (1) of the Prison Act 1952 empowers the Secretary of State to make rules for the regulation and management of prisons. Rule 33 (3) of the Prison Rules 1964 provides as follows: "(3) Except as provided by these Rules, every letter or communication to or from a prisoner may be read or examined by the governor or an officer deputed by him, and the governor may, at his discretion, stop any letter or communication on the ground that its contents are objectionable or that it is of inordinate length." The principal question arising on this appeal is whether Rule 33 (3) is ultra vires section 47 (1) of the Act on the ground that it permits the reading and stopping of confidential letters between a prisoner and a solicitor on wider grounds than merely to ascertain whether they are in truth bona fide communications between a solicitor and client." 2019‑05‑03 13:13:45 1993 cases, Cases, Judgment available on Bailii, Prison law cases


Kay v UK 17821/91 [1993] ECHR 61The applicant's complaints under Article 5(1) (recall to hospital without medical evidence) and Article 5(4) (delay in Tribunal proceedings) were admissible. 2009‑04‑11 17:09:29 1993 cases, Brief summary, ECHR, Transcript


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