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CRB issues – House of Lord's judgement expected soon



The new Supreme Court (formerly the House of Lords) has very recently heard a case about enhanced CRB disclosure in which Liberty intervened, The judgment is expected shortly.  The case is called L v Metropolitan Police Commissioner.  It is possible that the case might go to Strasbourg depending on what the Supreme Court says, and whether the claimant wishes to pursue it.

Further, the Court of Appeal is also due to hand down judgment in a case concerning the indefinite retention by police forces of old conviction information (minor convictions, from when the individual was young) and this will affect the law in this area.

Acknowledgement:  Liberty