Hewer v Bryant

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1968
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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8 cases
  • Hewer v Bryant
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 June 1969
  • Commissioners of Inland Revenue v Mills (Hayley)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 October 1972
    ...inlay. livens in these days, when children are said to mature earlier, she had not reached it. She was in the custody of her father (see Hewer v. Bryant 1970 1 Q. 3. 357; Todd v. Davison 1972 A. C. 392) who was beyond doubt in law and in fact her natural guardian. She was incapable of waki......
  • R (Axon) v Secretary of State for Health
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 23 January 2006
    ...right which the courts will hesitate to enforce against the wishes of the child and the more so the older he is" per Lord Denning MR in Hewer v Bryant [1970] 1 QB 357, 369. In Gillick, Lord Fraser at page 172 H explained that he "agreed with every word of that and especially with the descri......
  • P.N. v T.D.
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 4 March 2008
    ......403 to the width of its dictionary meaning, and by Sachs L.J. in Hewer v. Bryant [1970] 1 Q.B. 357 at p. 373 to the diversity of the "bundle of rights" which it incorporates in legal terminology. The same is no doubt ......
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