||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 140 (Aug)
|| EWCA Civ 1160
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Pill, Rimer and Black LJJ
||John Ward-Prowse for the father.
||The mother did not appear and was not represented.
||23 August 2012
Paternity - Declaration of paternity - Appeal against declaration - Child knowing identity of father - Father seeking declaration of paternity - Judge refusing to grant declaration of grounds of interests of child and public policy - Father appealing - Whether judge erring - and .
Paternity Declaration of paternity. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that a judge had erred in dismissing the father's application for a declaration of parentage by conflating the issue of the best interests of the child and the issue of whether the making of a declaration would have been contrary to public policy.
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