Liversage v Anderson [1942]


  • The Home Secretary (Sir Anderson) detained a person of believed hostile associations in accordance with statute


  • Was this unlawful


  • No


  • No law prevented this detainment, quite the opposite
  • The intent of the statute was to assist with the pursuit of national security too, so it was important
RELATED CASE  Davis v Lisle [1936]

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