R. v. A., (1979) 3 Sask.R. 271 (CA)

Judge:Culliton, C.J.S., Woods and Hall, JJ.A.
Court:Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan
Case Date:June 22, 1979
Citations:(1979), 3 Sask.R. 271 (CA)

R. v. A. (1979), 3 Sask.R. 271 (CA)

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R. v. A.

(No. 7011)

Indexed As: R. v. A.

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Culliton, C.J.S., Woods and Hall, JJ.A.

June 22, 1979.


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Family Law - Topic 1569

Adoption - Consent of parents, dispensing with consent, grounds - The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal stated that after the enactment of s. 53 of the Family Services Act the sole ground for dispensing with the consent of a parent to the adoption of a child is the best interest of the child - See paragraph 9.

Statutes Noticed:

Family Services Act, R.S.S. 1978, c. F-7, sect. 52(1)(a), sect. 53 [paras. 7, 8].


J.R. Beckman, for the appellant;

D.H. Wright, Q.C. and G.M.S. Chad, for the respondent.

This appeal was heard by CULLITON, C.J.S., WOODS and HALL, JJ.A., of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, on February 13, 1979.

The judgment of the Court of Appeal was delivered by CULLITON, C.J.S., at Regina, Saskatchewan, on June 22, 1979.

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