Writing in the 15 January issue of the publication, Melanie Carter (partner and head of public & regulatory) and Claire Whittle (senior associate), examined Court of Appeal case R (on the application of SD) v Chief Constable of North Yorkshire .
The ruling from this case impacts on two key public policy issues – the right to individual privacy and the public’s right to protection from harm – and is a useful reminder of how public decision-makers need to tread carefully with respect to matters where an individual’s right to privacy could be affected by their actions.
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