R (Allen) v Inner North London Coroner – WLR Daily

Posted July 2nd, 2009 in detention, human rights, inquests, law reports, mental health by sally

R (Allen) v Inner North London Coroner [2009] EWCA Civ 623; [2009] WLR (D) 219

“An inquest into the death of a patient who was detained in a hospital under s 3 of the Mental Health Act 1983 had to satisfy the enhanced requirements of art 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms which guaranteed the right to life.”

WLR Daily, 1st July 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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