K (Infants), Re; Official Solicitor to the Supreme Court v K

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1962
CourtHouse of Lords
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165 cases
  • Re G (T. J.) (an Infant)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 23 November 1962
    ...Lord Goddard in the case of In re Hitchcock, 1952, 2 Queen's Bench, page 561, a case in the Divisional Court, approved by this Court in In re "K", 1953, 1 Queen's Bench, page 117. In the case in this Court the leading Judgment was delivered by Lord Justice Jenkins, as he then was, and both ......
  • Fowler v Fowler and Sine
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 7 December 1962
    ... ... Lord Justice Davies ... In The Supreme Court of Judicature Court of Appeal Appeal from Mr ... ( Infants). That case has so far not been reported, but we have very ... proceedings in the Chancery Division, where the Official Solicitor was acting as guardian ad litem of an infant, his ... ...
  • United Kingdom (Secretary of State for the Home Department) v. M.B., [2007] N.R. Uned. 183 (HL)
    • Canada
    • 31 October 2007
    ...to establish by contrary evidence that it is wrong." However, as Lord Devlin pointed out in the same case in the House of Lords, at [1965] A.C. 201, 238: " . . . a principle of judicial inquiry, whether fundamental or not, is only a means to an end. If it can be shown in any parti......
  • Eastern Health Board v M.K.; Re M., S. and W
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 29 January 1999
    ...and concerned primarily with the child or children concerned. The welfare of the child was paramount. In re K. (Infants)ELR [1965] A.C. 201; Scott v. ScottELR [1913] A.C. 417 considered. 2. That hearsay evidence was admissible in wardship proceedings, particularly in administrative matters,......
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3 books & journal articles
  • The Children Act 1989 in the highest courts
    • United Kingdom
    • Emerald Journal of Children's Services No. 5-2, June 2010
    • 30 June 2010
    ...private. The court could even, if need be, take account of evidence that was not disclosed to the other parties: Official Solicitor v K [1965] AC 201. The Children Act did not expressly say that the same flexibility to do what was best for the child should apply in proceedings under the Act......
  • David Hicks and Australian Proceeds of Crime Legislation: Can He Sell His Story?
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 37-2, June 2009
    • 1 June 2009
    ...Mareva Compania Naviera SA v International Bulkcarriers SA [1975] 2 Lloyd's Rep 509. 59 Official Solicitor to the Supreme Court v K [1965] AC 201, 238 (Lord Devlin). 60 See, in Australia and overseas, McGrath & Anor re HIH Insurance Ltd & Ors [2005] NSWSC 731 (applications by liquidators fo......
  • The C Case
    • Ireland
    • Trinity College Law Review No. I-1998, January 1998
    • 1 January 1998
    ...decision in Southern Health Board v. CH [1996] 2 ILRM 142; further reference can be made to the decision of Lord Devlin in Re K (Infants) [1965] AC 201. The specific natural justice question rejected here was whether the parents had the right to have the girl examined by an independent psyc......

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