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Re H (A Child: Parental Responsibility: Vaccination) [2020] EWCA Civ 664

Date:11 JUN 2020
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(Court of Appeal, McCombe, King and Peter Jackson LJJ, 22 May 2020)

Medical treatment – Parental responsibility – Vaccination

The Court of Appeal dismissed the parents' appeal, holding that the declaration made by the judge that the local authority had lawful authority to consent to and make arrangements for the vaccination of the child, notwithstanding the objection of the parents, would stand.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWCA Civ 664

Case No: B4/2020/0323 & 0326

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
(FAMILY DIVISION)
MR JUSTICE HAYDEN

[2020] EWHC 220 (Fam)

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 22/05/2020

Before:

LORD JUSTICE McCOMBE
LADY JUSTICE KING and

LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON

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Re H (A Child)(Parental Responsibility: Vaccination)

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Michael Bailey (instructed by Lillywhite Williams & Co.) for the 1st and 2nd Appellants
Alison Grief QC, Chris Barnes and Harry Langford (instructed by London Borough of Tower Hamlets Legal Department) for the 1st Respondent Local Authority

Rob Littlewood (instructed by Freemans Solicitors) for the 2nd Respondent Child's Guardian

Hearing date: 2nd April 2020

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Approved Judgment

Judgment: Re H (A Child: Parental Responsibility: Vaccination) [2020] EWCA Civ 664

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