A Local Authority v C [2021] EWCOP 26

Prostitution The Court of Protection, having noted that there was room for argument that there were now two contradictory COP judgments on s39 Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Care workers: causing or inciting sexual activity), granted permission to appeal under Civil Procedure Rules, rule 52.6(1)(b) (some other compelling reason for the appeal to be heard) because of the the tension between general policy considerations in relation to prostitution and the court's interpretation of s39.


Full judgment: BAILII


  • Sex and marriage cases🔍

Date: 26/4/21🔍

Court: Court of Protection🔍

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  • A Local Authority🔍
  • C🔍
  • A Clinical Commissioning Group🔍
  • Secretary of State for Justice🔍

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Published: 30/4/21 08:40

Cached: 2024-04-17 17:53:01