The Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber decides applications for judicial review of certain decisions made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, entry clearance officers and others, under immigration legislation. The classes of case where an application to challenge such a decision may be made to the UTIAC are those to which paragraph 1 of the Lord Chief Justice’s direction of 21 August 2013 applies.

You can also challenge the decision of the First Tier Tribunal by way of Judicial Review in Upper Tribunal where you have no appeal remedy against the decision of the First Tier Tribunal. Normally, the procedural decisions of the First Tier Tribunal are challenged by way of Judicial Review in the Upper Tribunal. An application for permission to apply for Judicial Review against a decision of the First Tier Tribunal must be filed in the Upper Tribunal within one month of the decision date. The applicant is not required to submit Pre Action Protocol letter when challenging the decision of the First Tier Tribunal by way of Judicial Review.

Judicial Review (JR) In The Upper Tribunal (UT)

Pre-Action Protocol (PAP) For Judicial Review (JR)
Paper Application For Permission For JR
Application For Renewal Of Permission At An Oral Hearing
Substantive JR Hearing Following Grant Of Permission

Other Useful Related Pages

Free Immigration Advice For Judicial Review (JR)
Judicial Reviews (JRs) In High Court
JR Appeal To The Court Of Appeal


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