Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1998] All ER (D) 679
Court: House of Lords

Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Lloyd of Berwick, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Clyde and Lord Sutton

Representation Matthew Clarke QC and Robert McCreadie (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the appellant.
  Graham Bell QC and Simon Collins (instructed by Balfour & Manson) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 3 December 1998


Mental health - Patient - Discharge from hospital - Psychopathic disorder - Whether patient entitled to be discharged from hospital if condition untreatable - , .

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