Warren v Care Fertility (Northampton) Ltd and another – WLR Daily

Posted March 20th, 2014 in assisted reproduction, consent, human tissue, law reports, time limits, widows by tracey

Warren v Care Fertility (Northampton) Ltd and another: [2014] EWHC 602 (Fam);  [2014] WLR (D)  135

‘Pursuant to section 3 of the Human Rights Act 1998, regulation 4(3)(b) of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Statutory Storage Period for Embryos and Gametes) Regulations 2009 was required to be construed in a purposive way so as to ensure compatibility with rights under article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.’

WLR Daily, 6th March 2014

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High Court rules dead partner’s sperm can be kept despite lack of written consent – UK Human Rights Blog

‘Elizabeth Warren -v- Care Fertility (Northampton) Limited and Other [2014] EWHC 602 (Fam). The High Court has ruled in favour of a 28-year-old woman who wanted her late husband’s sperm to be retained even though the correct written consent was not in place. Mrs Justice Hogg (“Hogg J”) ruled that Mrs Warren has a right under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to respect for private and family life) to decide to become a parent by her deceased husband.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 12th March 2014

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Beth Warren waits on sperm legal fight result – BBC News

Posted March 6th, 2014 in assisted reproduction, human tissue, married persons, news, time limits, widows by tracey

‘The High Court will rule later on a widow’s attempt to prevent her dead husband’s sperm from being destroyed.’

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BBC News, 6th March 2014

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Widow begins case to keep dead husband’s sperm – The Independent

Posted February 3rd, 2014 in assisted reproduction, human tissue, married persons, news, time limits, widows by tracey

‘A widow’s High Court case to preserve her late husband’s sperm has begun.’

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The Independent, 31st Janaury 2014

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Navy widow jailed for pension fraud after failing to reveal new boyfriend – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 30th, 2012 in armed forces, fraud, news, pensions, proceeds of crime, sentencing, widows by tracey

“The widow of a Royal Navy diver has been jailed after admitting fraudulently pocketing more than £144,000 from the Armed Forces’ pension scheme.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th August 2012

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Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Yates – WLR Daily

Posted June 15th, 2009 in domicile, inflation, law reports, pensions, widows by sally

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Yates [2009] EWCA Civ 479; [2009] WLR (D) 184

“A Canadian widow who, on her marriage to a British national in Canada, received a British pension based on her husband’s contributions and paid at the rate applicable to the inflation uprating he received, frozen at the time he emigrated, was entitled on his death to a higher rate of pension calculated at the same inflation uprating. She was not entitled to have her pension based on the uprating applicable at the time of his death.”

WLR Daily, 12th June 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Ratcliffe v Secretary of State for Defence – WLR Daily

Posted February 6th, 2009 in armed forces, asbestos, law reports, war pensions, widows by sally

Ratcliffe v Secretary of State for Defence [2009] EWCA Civ 39; [2009] WLR (D) 33

“A woman who had been the partner of a naval officer for over 25 years at the time of his death from disease said to derive from exposure to asbestos during his employment was in an analogous situation to that of a married woman. However, the Secretary of State for Defence was able to justify a distinction in war pension entitlement between her case and that of a married survivor.”

WLR Daily, 4th February 2009

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Arnup (as administratrix and on her own behalf) v MW White Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted May 9th, 2008 in accidents, damages, law reports, widows by sally

Arnup (as administratrix and on her own behalf) v MW White Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 447; [2008] WLR (D) 140

Where, after the death in service of her husband, a woman had received payments out of a death in service benefit scheme and a trust fund established by the employer, such payments fell within the disregard provision within s 4 of the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 when damages were to be assessed following an admission of liability.”

WLR Daily, 9th May 2008

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