Case Comment: R. (on the application of Liberty) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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Examines R. (on the application of National Council for Civil Liberties (Liberty)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Admin) on whether the disapplication of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 ss.61(7) and 87(1) should be ordered on the ground that they breached directly effective EU law.
Original languageEnglish
Article number23(1)
Pages (from-to)105-113
Number of pages8
JournalCoventry Law Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Data retention
  • Declarations of incompatibility
  • Declaratory judgments
  • Direct effect
  • Disapplication
  • EU law
  • Fundamental rights
  • Investigatory powers
  • Privacy
  • Telecommunications operators

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