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In immigration practice Judicial Review is used to challenge lawfulness of the Home Office decision where no right of appeal before the Tribunals is available.
Removal directions may be challenged by judicial review.
Judicial review is the procedure by which you can seek to challenge the decision, action or failure to act of a public body such as a government department or a local authority or other body exercising a public law function. If you are challenging the decision of a court, the jurisdiction of judicial review extends only to decisions of inferior courts. It does not extend to decisions of the High Court or Court of Appeal.
Judicial review must be used where you are seeking:
Claims will generally be heard by a single Judge sitting in open Court. The Administrative Court sits at:
Where a case is directed to be heard by a Divisional Court (a court of two judges) the hearing will usually be in London.