This third edition includes a substantial new volume of case law and legislation such as Care Leavers and Care Standards legislation, the Human Rights Act and the Child and Family Court Service. It provides the consolidated text of the Children Act, which is reproduced in full.
White Carr & Lowe: The Children Act in Practice is the best selling, one volume guide to the Children Act 1989. The Act is produced in full and annotated in a straightforward and helpful way to assist in interpretation together with a detailed commentary, which considers the legislation as it operates today.Building on the success of the Second Edition the new edition is brought fully up to date with all relevant legislative and case law developments since 1995. In addition, the work includes the following coverage:* Challenging the decisions of authorities and courts* The Child and Family Court Advisory and Support Service and representation of children* The impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, considered where appropriate* Care Leavers legislation* The impact of the forthcoming Adoption and Children legislation* The impact of the House of Lords Judgement in Re W and BThis text will prove invaluable to all those who deal with the day to day application of the legislation.
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"Introduction. General Principles. Parental Responsibility and Guardianship. Work in the Courts. Private Law Orders. Local Authority Support for Children. Assessment, Investigation and Emergency Protection. The Care System. Secure Accommodation. Child Representation and Welfare Reporting. Evidence in Children's Proceedings. Wardship and the Inherent Jurisdiction. Challenging Decisions: Appeals, Judicial Review and Complaints. Conclusions. Materials: Children Act 1989. Family Proceedings Rules 1991. And relevant statutory instruments."
The Children Act in Practice by Nigel Lowe
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