10 relations: British Overseas Territories, Chagos Archipelago, Chagos Islanders v United Kingdom, Chagos Marine Protected Area, Judicial functions of the House of Lords, Judicial review in English law, Louis Olivier Bancoult, R v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, ex p Bancoult (No 2), Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, 2016 Judgments of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
The British Overseas Territories (BOT) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
The Chagos Archipelago or Chagos Islands (formerly the Bassas de Chagas, and later the Oil Islands) are a group of seven atolls comprising more than 60 individual tropical islands in the Indian Ocean about 500 kilometres (310 mi) south of the Maldives archipelago.
Chagos Islanders v the United Kingdom (application no. 35622/04) was a case before the European Court of Human Rights decided in 2012 by an inadmissibility decision.
The Chagos Marine Protected Area, located in the central Indian Ocean in the British Indian Ocean Territory of the United Kingdom, is one of the world's largest marine protected areas, and one of the largest protected areas of any type (land or sea) on Earth.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function, historically also had a judicial function.
Judicial review in English law enables people to challenge the exercise of power, often by a public body.
Louis Olivier Bancoult (born 1964) is a Chagossian who is the leader of the Chagos Refugee Group.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
R v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, ex p Bancoult (No 2) was a case in the House of Lords concerning the removal of the Chagos Islanders and the exercise of the Royal Prerogative.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the supreme court in all matters under English and Welsh law, Northern Irish law and Scottish civil law.
This is a list of the judgments given by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in the year 2016.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.