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Brixey v Lynas; HL 2 Jul 1996

References: 1996 SLT 908, 1996 SC (HL) 1, [1996] UKHL 17
Links: Bailii
Delay after a hearing will increase the reluctance of an appellate court to interfere with the decision of a court on the evidence.
This case cites:

  • Appeal from – Brixey v Lynas (Ind Summary 22-Nov-93, 1994 SC 606)
    ‘However difficult it may be, the Court must as we have mentioned take a long term view in relation to the interests of a child. We agree with what is said in Wilkinson at page 212 (Wilkinson & Norrie: The Law Relating to Parent and Child in . .

This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Sanderson v McManus HL (House of Lords, Bailii, [1997] UKHL 1)
    An order had been made refusing an unmarried father access to his child by the court after evidence that it would not be in the child’s best interests. The father appealed.
    Held: The father could not appeal on a question of fact alone. There . .

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