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A and Others v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

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  1. X and another v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2004] UKHL 56 was a case heard before the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom regarding the indefinite detention of the so-called Belmarsh detainees

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  2. The ruling also issued a Declaration of Incompatibility with the Human Rights Act 1998 in regards to section 23 of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001

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  3. The case should not be confused with the A v. Secretary of State for the Home Department [2005] UKHL 71 case which relates to the use of evidence obtained by torture in British courts

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  4. The case began with 10 men who challenged a decision of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission to eject them from the country on the basis that there was evidence of them being a threat to national security

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  5. The House of Lords held by a majority (Lord Bingham, Lord Nicholls, Lord Hope, Lord Scott, Lord Rodger, Lord Walker, Baroness Hale and Lord Carswell) that, whilst the detention was legal under the ACSA 2001, this act was incompatible with the article

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