Re B. (A Minor) (Wardship: Sterilisation)

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
JudgeLord Hailsham of St. Marylebone,Lord Bridge of Harwich,Lord Brandon of Oakbrook,Lord Templeman,Lord Oliver of Aylmerton
Judgment Date30 April 1987
Judgment citation (vLex)[1987] UKHL J0430-1
Date30 April 1987
CourtHouse of Lords
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    • Supreme Court
    • 8 November 2001
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  • Re a Ward of Court (withholding medical treatment) (No. 2)
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 1 January 1996
    ...re B. (A Minor) (Wardship: Medical Treatment) [1981] 1 W.L.R. 1421; [1990] 3 All E.R. 927. In re B. (A Minor) (Wardship: Sterilisation) [1988] A.C. 199; [1987] 2 W.L.R. 1213; [1987] 2 All E.R. 206. Banco Ambrosiano s.p.a. v. Ansbacher & Co. Ltd. [1987] I.L.R.M. 669. In re Birch (1892) 29 L.......
  • Re W (A Minor) (Medical Treatment: Court's Jurisdiction)
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 12 May 1992
    ...ss 8 and 21. Cases referred to: A v Liverpool City Council [1982] AC 363; [1981] 2 All ER 385. B (A Minor) (Wardship: Sterilization), Re [1988] AC 199; [1987] 2 All ER 1023. B (BR) v B (J) [1986] P 466; sub nom BRB v JB [1986] 2 All ER 1023. D (A Minor) (Wardship: Sterilization), Re [1976] ......
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  • Popular Names Index to UK Cases and EU Legislation and Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill Legal Research. A Practitioner's Handbook - 3rd Edition Appendices
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    ...ex parte Thompson, House of Lords [1998] AC 407; [1997] 3 WLR 23 Jaws Case Universal City Studios Inc v Mukhtar Ltd [1976] FSR 252 Jeanette Sterilisation Case In re B (a minor) (Wardship: Sterilisation) [1988] 1 AC 199 Jif Lemon Case Reckitt and Colman (Products) Ltd v Borden Inc [1990] 1 W......
  • The Vulnerability Jurisdiction: Equity, Parens Patriae, and the Inherent Jurisdiction of the Court
    • Canada
    • Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law No. 2-1, January 2016
    • 1 January 2016
    ...a trespass to the person: the tort of battery). 39. In Re F, supra note 3 at 2-3. 40. In Re B ( A Minor ) (Wardship: Sterilisation ), [1988] AC 199 (HL)(Lord Brandon noted that no diiculty would arise regarding the Court’s current jurisdiction to consent to the procedure if F were a minor s......
  • From ‘Doctor Knows Best’ to Dignity: Placing Adults Who Lack Capacity at the Centre of Decisions About Their Medical Treatment
    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 81-2, March 2018
    • 1 March 2018
    ...are prima facie acts of trespass’ (at 67), to which no one, not even the court, couldgive consent.24 n 1 above.25 ibid at 71.26 [1988] AC 199.27 ibid, 203 per Lord Hailsham.28 n 1 above.29 ibid,53per Lord Brandon. For criticism of the infantilising effects of descr ibing adult womenin terms......
  • Nullity
    • Jamaica
    • Family Law in Jamaica
    • 18 August 2018
    ...on this proposition has been centred on 76. In the Estate of Park [1954] P 112, and Hill v Hill [1959] 1 All ER 281, In re B (a minor) [1988] AC 199.77. Article 16, Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Article 23, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.78. Article 16, The Co......
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