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R v the Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Onibiyo (1996)
CA (Sir Thomas Bingham MR, Roch LJ and Swinton Thomas LJ) 28/1/9Summary: Political asylum seekers may make more than one application but it is for the Home Secretary to decide whether an application is new and different. Application for political asylum on the ground that applicant's father was being detained in Nigeria because he was a Yoruba. Decision appealed.
Appeal by a Nigerian asylum seeker (20) against dismissal of his application for judicial review of refusal to grant his application for political asylum. Original application dismissed (QBD 19/1/96). Appellant had overstayed his limited leave to remain in the UK and a deportation order had been served on him.