References: (1804) 5 Esp 131
Ratio: Where a father placed his children in the care of a nurse or servant, he might have financial responsibility for necessaries bought for the child.
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:
- Cited – Kehoe, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions HL ( AC 42, House of Lords,  UKHL 48, Bailii, Times 15-Jul-05,  3 WLR 252)
The applicant contended that the 1991 Act infringed her human rights in denying her access to court to obtain maintenance for her children.
Held: The applicant had no substantive right to take part in the enforcement process in domestic law . .
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Last Update: 15 June 2020
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