Y v Z: FD 28 Feb 2014

The mother applied to court for permission to disclose to the police the fact, as alleged, that the Father had lied in documents filed at court.
Bodey J said that: ‘it is no part of the functions of the Courts to act as investigators, or otherwise, on behalf of prosecuting authorities . . or other public bodies.’

Bodey J
[2014] EWHC 650 (Fam)
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedRe A Ward of Court FD 4-May-2017
Ward has no extra privilege from Police Interview
The court considered the need to apply to court in respect of the care of a ward of the court when the Security services needed to investigate possible terrorist involvement of her and of her contacts. Application was made for a declaration as to . .

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Updated: 01 December 2021; Ref: scu.522287