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Page name Sentence Summary
R (Hall) v SSJ (2018) EWHC 1905 (Admin) Autism in prison Unsuccessful judicial review by prisoner claiming breach of Equality Act 2010 reasonable adjustments duty.
R (SR) v Huntercombe Maidenhead Hospital (2005) EWHC 2361 (Admin) Hospital managers and dangerousness Usually the managers should discharge if they disagree with the RMO's barring report, but there can be exceptions; they have an unfettered discretion.
R v C (2008) EWCA Crim 1155 Capacity to consent to sexual activity If the complainant consented to sexual activity against her inclination because she was frightened of the defendant, even if her fear was irrational and caused by her mental disorder, it did not follow that she lacked the capacity to choose whether to agree to sexual activity. [Overturned on appeal.]
R v C (2009) UKHL 42 Sexual consent For the purposes of s30 Sexual Offences Act 2003: (1) lack of capacity to choose can be person or situation specific; (2) an irrational fear arising from mental disorder that prevents the exercise of choice could amount to a lack of capacity to choose; (3) inability to communicate could be as a result of a mental or physical disorder.
R v Riverside Mental Health Trust, ex p Huzzey (1998) EWHC Admin 465 Dangerousness criterion and hospital managers Managers must consider dangerousness criterion when reviewing detention after RMO's barring order, and in almost all circumstances discharge if not satisfied of that criterion.

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