Children, their Families and the Law: Working with the by Michael D.A. Freeman

By Michael D.A. Freeman

Considers the legislations in regards to the 1989 young ones Act, the tips issued through the govt., the rules and the issues prone to be skilled in day-by-day perform. Social staff and attorneys will use the ebook as a consultant to the complexities of the hot criminal framework.

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13. Re D [1977] Fam. 158. 14. Re X [1975] Fam. 47 (publication of a book); Re C [1991]2 FLR 168 (refusal to compel a school to take a child). 15. R v. Bolton M BC ex parte B [1985] FLR 346. 16. G v. G [1985]2 All ER 225. 17. Allington v. Allington [1985] FLR 586; P v. P (1975) 6 Fam. Law 75. 18. And see the Children's Legal Centre Survey (Childright No. 45). 19. Re F[1987] I FLR 269; Re N [1987]1 FLR 290; Re M [1987]1 FLR 293; Re W [1987]1 FLR 297; Re G [1987] I FLR 310; C v. C [1987] I FLR 321; Re H [1987]1 FLR 332; Re X [1989]1 FLR 30; Re E [1991] I FLR 420; Rochdale BC v.

Too often 'access', as it was called, was looked upon as an absent parent's right with non-custodial fathers often bargaining access for maintenance (Maidment, 1975). A Gillick- The Courts' Powers in Family Proceedings 33 competent child cannot be compelled to maintain contact. 9(7». As long ago as 1973,4 access was described by a court as a child's right and this was reiterated in 1990. 5 The courts have stressed the importance of contact in cases where social workers might be rather more dubious.

9(6), (7». 91(10». 91(11». An example of exceptional circumstances might be where the child is mentally handicapped. 8 order with leave but the court must be satisfied that sjhe has sufficient understanding to make the proposed application. 8 order just because no one else is sufficiently interested in his or her welfare to take any steps to protect him or her. If the court then refuses leave, in effect it abdicates responsibility for the child. 49) - the very children who may lack the understanding to make the application.

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