[2016] EWHC 1191 (Fam)

20/05/2016

Barristers

Teertha Gupta QC
Dorothea Gartland
Andrew Powell

Court

Family Division

Practice Areas

Private Children Law

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 s.54(1) and s.54(2) were incompatible with the rights of a father and his child under ECHR art.14 taken with art.8 insofar as they prevented the father from obtaining a parental order on the sole ground of his status as a single person as opposed to being part of a couple.

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