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Refusal of access to IVF treatment

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The High Court has dismissed a renewed application for permission to judicially review a decision by the Secretary of State for Justice to refuse a prisoner access to IVF Treatment.  Mr Justice Julian Knowles held that the Secretary of State was entitled to conclude that the decision was a proportionate and limited restriction on the Claimant’s rights under Article 8(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Claire Darwin KC acted for the Secretary of State, instructed by the Government Legal Department.

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