Immigration Law Update: R (on the application of DN) (Sri Lanka) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] UKUT 97

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An application for JR of the decision of the SSHD to refuse to accept further submissions as a fresh claim. The application was refused, the J finding that the SSHD was entitled to place little weight on the medical evidence on account of failures to comply with the Istanbul Protocol and to conclude that further evidence submitted did not disturb the adverse credibility findings made previously by the Tribunal. In any event, the J found that the A could not establish risk under the new country guidance.


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