R (Association of British Civilian Internees: Far East Region) v Secretary of State for Defence [2013]


  • A scheme to compensate Japanese internees was put in place
  • It required the claimant to show that at least one parent or grandparent had been born in the UK
  • An award of £10,000 would then be made


  • Could this requirement be set aside on the grounds of proportionality?


  • No


  • Not disproportional as shows a connection
  • Proportionality is not part of UK law, so the claim would fail anyway
RELATED CASE  DPP v Meaden [2004]

Posted in Public Law Revision Notes.

This page was last updated on 21st February 2015

© 2020 Webstroke Law - Terms and Privacy Policy