MAK and RK v United Kingdom – Times Law Reports

Posted April 20th, 2010 in law reports by sally

MAK and RK v United Kingdom

European Court of Human Rights

“The taking of blood samples and of intimate photographs of a girl aged nine, without her parents’ consent, violated article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, guaranteeing the right to respect for private and family life. The absence of a common law duty of care owed to parents, violated article 13, providing for the right to an effective remedy.”

The Times, 19th April 2010