R (on the application of Mashud Kobir) v Secretary of State for the Home Department


Although the secretary of state had acted lawfully and within the rules in refusing a student further leave to remain, it was manifestly unfair and unreasonable in the circumstances for the secretary of state not to have looked carefully at the full history with a view to exercising her discretion outside the rules rather than simply refusing it within the rules.

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