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RE AB (Termination of pregnancy) [2019] EWCA Civ 1215

Jul 31, 2019, 14:59 PM
Medical treatment – Pregnancy – Lack of capacity to consent to termination – Appeal
The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal and set aside the declarations that would have permitted the termination to take place.
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(Court of Appeal, McCombe, King and Peter Jackson LJJ, 11 July 2019)

Medical treatment – Pregnancy – Lack of capacity to consent to termination – Appeal.

The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal and set aside the declarations that would have permitted the termination to take place.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWCA Civ 1215

Case No: B4/2019/1489

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE COURT OF PROTECTION
Mrs Justice Lieven

[2019] EWCOP 26

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 11/07/2019

Before:

LORD JUSTICE MCCOMBE
LADY JUSTICE KING and

LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON

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RE: AB (TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY)

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John McKendrick QC and Victoria Butler-Cole QC (instructed by Bindmans Solicitors) for the Appellant
Fiona Paterson (instructed by An NHS Foundation) for the 1st Respondent
Katie Gollop QC (instructed by the Official Solicitor) for the 2nd Respondent
Parishil Patel QC (instructed by A London Authority) for the 3rd Respondent

Hearing date: 24th June 2019

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