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AB v CD & Ors [2021] EWHC 741 (Fam)

Apr 9, 2021, 15:59 PM
Medical treatment - Gender Dysphoria – Consent – Young person prescribed puberty blockers – Decision in Bell – Whether parents could continue to consent to treatment.
A declaration was granted that the mother and father retained the ability in law to consent to their child’s treatment with puberty blockers.
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(Family Division, Lieven J, 26 March 2021)

Medical treatment - Gender Dysphoria – Consent – Young person prescribed puberty blockers – Decision in Bell – Whether parents could continue to consent to treatment.

A declaration was granted that the mother and father retained the ability in law to consent to their child’s treatment with puberty blockers.


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Covid-19 Protocol:  This judgment was handed down by the judge remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email and release to Bailii.  The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be 10.30am on 26 March 2021

Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWHC 741 (Fam)

Case No: FD21P00063

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION


Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 26/03/2021

Before :

MRS JUSTICE LIEVEN
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Between :

AB
Applicant
and

CD

First Respondent

and

THE TAVISTOCK AND PORTMAN 
NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Second Respondent

and

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
T
hird Respondent

and

XY
Fourth Respondent

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Mr David Lock QC and Ms Ceri White (instructed by Rook Irwin Sweeney LLP) for the Applicant
CD (the First Respondent) represented himself
Ms Fenella Morris QC and Ms Nicola Kohn (instructed by DAC Beachcroft) for the Second Respondent
Mr John McKendrick QC and Mr Andrew Powell (instructed by Hempsons) for the Third Respondent
Ms Alison Grief QC, Ms Rebecca Foulkes and Mr Harry Langford (instructed by Freemans Solicitors) for the Fourth Respondent
Ms Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Mr Alex Ruck Keene and Ms Katherine Apps represented Cafcass as Advocate to the Court

Hearing dates: 1 - 3 March 2021

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Approved Judgment

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MRS JUSTICE LIEVEN

This judgment was delivered in private.   The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved.   All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with.   Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

Judgment: AB v CD & Ors [2021] EWHC 741 (Fam)

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