Regina v Feist: 1858

A master of a workhouse may have legal possssion of a body before burial, and therefore a duty to provide for its burial.


[1858] D and B 590


England and Wales

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CitedAB and others v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust QBD 26-Mar-2004
Representative claims were made against the respondents, hospitals, pathologists etc with regard to the removal of organs from deceased children without the informed consent of the parents. They claimed under the tort of wrongful interference.
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Wills and Probate

Updated: 26 July 2022; Ref: scu.195010