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.
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.
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.