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I am trying to follow the hon. Gentleman's argument with care, but I am still not sure why he takes the view that the decision should be made not by the courts—as set out in clause 117—but by the Secretary of State, with the safeguard of having the courts in the background. What is the point of this? I cannot follow the nub of his argument as to why the Secretary of State should make this decision, rather than the court.