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Seal v Chief Constable of South Wales Police

Author / Contributor: Jeremy Johnson QC
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Seal v Chief Constable of South Wales Police
   
Issue: Whether a failure to obtain leave in accordance with s139 Mental Health Act 1983 before bringing proceedings in respect of acts purportedly done under the Act rendered the subsequent proceedings a nullity
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   B2/2004/2284/CCRTF
   
Neutral Citation:   [2005] EWCA Civ 586
   
Judge(s): Clarke and Scott Baker LJJ, Ouseley J
   
Date: 19 May 2005