Senior Judge Lush heard the appeal against an order authorising the applicant to execute a statutory will without the obligation to serve papers on someone who is entitled to a half share of the estate.
This application before District Judge Bellamy concerned the legality of providing covert medication to patients subject to DOLS authorisations and the attributability of the State.
Hayden J heard the application for the continuation of a reporting restriction order (RRO) when M died following the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment by means of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration. The application was refused, the judge saying that "the balance here weighs more heavily in favour of freedom of expression".
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