Supreme Court considers conditions for removing child for adoption – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted June 20th, 2013 in adoption, appeals, local government, news, parental rights, Supreme Court by sally

“This appeal concerned whether a child of two years of age should be permanently removed from her parents and placed for adoption; and, in that regard, whether the child was likely to suffer significant harm: within the meaning of s.31(2)(a) of the Children Act 1989; and a consideration of whether her permanent removal might interfere with the exercise of the right to respect for family life under Article 8 of the ECHR, and, if so, whether the order should be proportionate to its legitimate aim of protecting the child.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 20th June 2013