Zane Malik Recent Decision on Deprivation of Nationality

Upper Tribunal’s President, Mr Justice Lane, allows this important deprivation of nationality appeal, explains the jurisdiction and role the First Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal, and concludes that Upper Tribunal’s Vice President’s decision in Pirzada (Deprivation of citizenship: general principles) [2017] UKUT 196 (IAC) (paragraph 5 of the Judicial Head Note) should not be followed. Zane Malik appeared for the successful Appellant. The President judgment is reported as BA (deprivation of citizenship: appeals) [2018] UKUT 85 (IAC) and is available here: