One of the most important issues for litigation is whether a claimant’s right to action is within the limitation period. The Limitation Act 1980 contains provisions on limitation periods for different areas of law, ranging from negligence to breach of...
When a same-sex couple undertook fertility treatment which led to the birth of a baby girl, the intention was that both would be listed as her legal parents. However, due to mistakes made in processing the necessary forms, only one of the couple was shown as a legal parent.
An application to the family division of the High Court was necessary for the mistake to be put right.
Official mistakes are generally able to be corrected, and preferably the rectification process should begin as quickly as possible after the error is noticed.