Re S (Freeing for Adoption): CA 2002

If parliament always foresaw what possibilities might arise, courts would never have anything to interpret.


Arden LJ


[2002] 2 FLR 681, [2002] EWCA Civ 798


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedAHE Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust v A and Others (By Their Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor), The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority B, B QBD 26-Feb-2003
An IVF treatment centre used sperm from one couple to fertilise eggs from another. This was discovered, and the unwilling donors sought a paternity declaration.
Held: Section 28 did not confer paternity. The mistake vitiated whatever consents . .
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Updated: 02 June 2022; Ref: scu.182939