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Case Law [2009] UKHL 3 (21/01/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (England) - House of Lords

Date: 01/21/2009

Subject: The English Supreme Court analyses the compatibility between the administrative procedure, carried out provisionally and without adversarial procedure, which can enable certain persons to take care of people with psychological problems, and the principle of fair trial and the right to respect of private and family life (art. 8 of the ECHR). The procedure is provided by the Care Act of the year 2000.

Parties: Wright & Ors,R (On the application of) c/ Secretary of State for Health & Anor

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal - Independent and impartial tribunal

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