An operation to separate Siamese twins which would inevitably lead to the death of one of the twins was in the best interests of the other twin under the principles of family law, and was justified under the criminal law by the doctrine of necessity.

CA (Civ Div) (Ward LJ, Brooke LJ, Robert Walker LJ)


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