||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 164 (May)
|| UKHL 33
||House of Lords
Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, Lord Steyn, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Hope of Craighead and Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe
||Julia Macur QC and James Gatenby for B.
||Andrew McFarlane QC and Leona Harrison for the mother.
||Peter Jackson QC for the child's guardian.
||12 May 2005
Children - Paternity - Determination - Child born after IVF treatment with donor sperm - Unmarried mother having started treatment together with partner - Parties having separated before implantation of embryo which resulted in birth of child - Former partner not legal father of child - , s 28(3).
In order for a man to be able to claim paternity of a child conceived by means of in vitro fertilisation under s28(3) of the the embryo had to have been placed in the mother at a time when treatment services were being provided for her and the man together.
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