Re BU [2021] EWCOP 54

Contact and marriage (1) BU lacked capacity capacity to decide whether to maintain contact with NC, and it was ordered that there be no further contact with him. (2) She had capacity to marry but could not give valid consent as she was under NC's undue influence, so a forced marriage protection order was made for 12 months. (3) An injunction preventing a civil partnership was granted, without the need to clarify the test for capacity to enter a civil partnership. (3) The judge noted that no reporting restriction order should operate so as to have retrospective effect.

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  • Best interests🔍
  • Capacity to consent to sexual relations cases🔍

Date: 24/9/21🔍

Court: Court of Protection🔍

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Published: 19/10/21 20:38

Cached: 2021-12-04 15:22:26