Gynaecologist wins right to challenge fertility authority over raids at his clinics

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 29 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:659
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    One of Britain's most successful practitioners of in vitro fertilisation won permission this week for a high court challenge to the legality of search warrants used by the watchdog on fertility treatment to raid his clinics.

    Mr Justice Holman gave Mohammed Taranissi the go ahead to seek judicial review on the basis that the action by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) was unjustified, disproportionate, and unlawful and that the evidence relied on by the authority in seeking the …

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