Compensation Authority v First Tier Tribunal and Y  EWCA Civ 139,  4 WLR 60 The Court of Appeal has now handed down judgment in Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority v First Tie Tribunal and Y  EWCA Civ 139. Y's mother was abused by her own father, who later pleaded guilty to charges of incest. DNA tests showed that Y’s grandfather was in fact also his father. Y’s mother had been awarded compensation from the CICA in her own right in respect of the assaults on her by her father. Y was born with a genetic disorder as a result of his parents' consanguineous relationship. Full report here.
P’S CURATOR BONIS V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION BOARD  SLT 1180 The curator bonis of an incapax sought judicial review of a decision of the CICB to refuse an application. The ward was conceived and born as a result of an incestuous rape by her maternal grandfather upon her mother. The ward suffered severe congenital mental and physical abnormalities on account of the consanguinity of her parents. The CICB refused the application on the grounds that the abnormalities suffered by the ward were not “injuries” as they were inherent in her; that the abnormalities were caused by the consanguinity of her parents and not by the rape. Full report here.
P’S CURATOR BONIS V CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION BOARD  SLT 1180 The curator bonis of an incapax (or ward) sought judicial review of a decision of the CICB, to refuse an application for an award under the Scheme. The ward had been conceived in April 1972 and born in January 1973 as a result of an incestuous rape by her maternal grandfather upon her mother. The grandfather was convicted of incestuous sexual intercourse in 1991. Full report here.
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