Right to Life of Unborn in UK Law

  • Pitt and Another v Holt and Another Futter and Another v Futter and Others
    • Supreme Court
    • 09 May 2013
    ...... that error and put the law back on the right course." If the law did take a ... also noted by Lord Woolf MR in Equitable Life Assurance Society v Hyman [2002] 1 AC 408 , para ... the setting aside of the deed are the unborn future children of Mr Gibbon and the objects of ......
  • St. George's Healthcare N.H.S. Trust v S
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 July 1998
    ...... the future health and well-being or even the life of the patient, the issue of capacity should be ......
  • TZ (Pakistan) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 May 2018
    ...... obstacles to the continuation of family life outside the UK. It is not at all clear from the ... that the interference with TZ's article 8 rights was proportionate having regard to the legitimate ... about the best interests of the couple's unborn child and likewise private life by reference to ......
  • Re Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission's Application for Judicial Review
    • Queen's Bench Division (Northern Ireland)
    • 2015
    ...... ARTICLE 2 AND THE RIGHT TO LIFE [96]-[10 9] N. ARTICLE 3 ... provides for abortion in a way which distinguishes between the unborn o n the basis of a physical or mental disability, relying on “general ......
  • Chapman and Others v Chapman and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 25 March 1954
    ...... on behalf of infant beneficiaries and unborn persons a rearrangement of the trusts of that ... the problem and, in my opinion, it is the right way. It may well be that the result is not ... this jurisdiction was at any time during my life at the Bar or on the Bench generally regarded as ......
  • CA v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 July 2004
    ...... 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights against the decision of the Secretary of State ... the basis of the dangers apparent to her unborn child. Had it not been for her pregnancy and for ...Although a foetus has no right to life, it is really for the position of the unborn ......
  • Re A (Children) (Conjoined Twins: Surgical Separation)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 September 2000
    ...... body of two separate persons each having life in being? . . 6 Jodie's welfare: ... 8 Conclusion. V Enter the Human Rights Act 1998Human Rights Act 1998 VI Conclusion. ... because of the difficulties with the unborn children. This was not something (we) could give ......
  • R (Purdy) v DPP
    • House of Lords
    • 30 July 2009
    ...... Interveners (Society for the Protection of Unborn Children) . Charles Foster . Benjamin Bradley . ...When that happens she will wish to end her life while she is still physically able to do so. But ... the courts of this country have a clear right, if not a duty, to prosecute in accordance with ......
  • An application by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland)
    • Supreme Court
    • 07 June 2018
    ...... 9 th Intervener – The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) Adrian Colmer ... law is incompatible with the right to respect for private and family life, guaranteed by article 8 of the Convention, insofar as it prohibits ......
  • Attorney General v Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover
    • House of Lords
    • 05 December 1956
    ...... some measure complementary to the Bill of Rights and the Act of Settlement, it is proper to remind ... to confer such status upon persons as yet unborn, whether or not they were born on English soil or ... reasonable, that they, in Your Majesty's Life Time (whom God long preserve) should be ......
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