Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1470
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss P, Schiemann and Thorpe LJJ

Representation Allan Levy QC and Jane Mischon (instructed by Cook Taylor) for the appellant.
  Robert Francis QC for the Official Solicitor.
Judgment Dates: 20 December 1999

Catchwords

Declaration - Jurisdiction - Declaration as to lawfulness of proposed conduct - Proposed medical treatment of person unable to consent thereto - Proposed sterilisation of mentally handicapped man - Whether in person's best interests.

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