New Judgment: Ahmed & Ors v HM Treasury (No 2)  UKSC 5
04 Thursday Feb 2010
On appeal from:  EWCA Civ 1187. Supreme Court refuses to postpone effect of its asset-freezing decision
In a follow-up judgment , the Supreme Court refused to grant HM Treasury any suspension of the quashing of the asset-freezing legislation which it struck down last week in Ahmed and others v HM Treasury  UKSC 2.
Lord Phillips, the President of the Court, said that the “court should not lend itself to a procedure that is designed to obfuscate the effect of its judgment”. Lord Hope, the Deputy President, dissented and would have granted the suspension sought.
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