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CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Legal rights - On arrest or detention - To test validity through habeas corpus - Remedies for denial of rights - Procedural remedies - Habeas corpus

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 08:48 AM  

Appeal by Chhina, an immigration detainee, from the dismissal of his application for habeus corpus. The appellant claimed he was a Pakistani citizen. He was granted refugee status in July 2008. His status was revoked in 2012 on the basis that he had misrepresented his identity to the Canadian government and was involved in criminal activity. He had been convicted of several offences in Canada, including weapons and fraud offences. He served three years of a criminal sentence before being taken into immigration detention in April...