the party wants a declaration that the commission’s reports are void..

The long-running attempt by Sinn Féin to have the IMC decommissioned hits the High Court in London today where they will be seeking “a declaration that the establishment of the commission was unlawful and falls outside the remit of the Good Friday Agreement.” And with the next report due in March 2007, and despite the enthusiasm shown by both the Irish and British governments for the more recent reports

If successful, the party wants a declaration that the commission’s reports are void, the financial penalties against Sinn Fein illegal and its findings lack any application of proof.

Update via UTV reportAccording to the report, the QC representing Sinn Féin has argued that the Secretary of State had “erred in law” [Quiet at the back! – Ed]