First judicial order for non-therapeutic male sterilisation – Sovereign Chambers

Posted September 3rd, 2013 in consent, learning difficulties, news, sterilisation by sally

“A father has become the first man to be sterilised on the orders of a court after a judge ruled that it was ‘in his best interests’. It is the first time in this jurisdiction that a court has made orders permitting the sterilisation for non-therapeutic reasons of a male unable to consent to such a procedure.”

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Sovereign Chambers, 30th August 2013