CW v AW (remand for medical reports)

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
CW v AW (remand for medical reports)
Issue: Whether the 12 week time limit imposed under s35 Mental Health Act 1983 for the preparation of medical reports applied when the sentencing court was acting under s48 of the Family Law Act 1996 to obtain reports to assist with sentencing for contempt of court.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   B1/2001/0171
Neutral Citation:   [2001] EWCA Civ 197
Judge(s): Butler-Sloss P, Hale and Arden LJJ
Date: 12 February 2001