In re T (Children) (Revocation of Placement Order: Change in Circumstances) – WLR Daily

Posted October 28th, 2014 in adoption, appeals, law reports, placement orders by sally

In re T (Children) (Revocation of Placement Order: Change in Circumstances) [2014] EWCA Civ 1369; [2014] WLR (D) 445

‘A “change of circumstances” for the purposes of an application for permission to apply to revoke a placement order under section 24 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 had to be a change which had occurred since the making of the placement order and whichwas relevant to the circumstances of the case. It would be unacceptable to exclude any change in circumstances to the children who were the subject of the orders.’

WLR Daily, 21st October 2014

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Challenging adoption order using human rights – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted October 3rd, 2013 in adoption, appeals, human rights, news, placement orders by sally

“The recently released statistics from the Department for Education showing an increase of 15% in the adoption of looked after children in the last year further highlights the government’s preferred strategy for ensuring the welfare of children in care.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 2nd October 2013

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

In re C (A Child) (Adoption: Placement order) – WLR Daily

Posted April 29th, 2013 in adoption, appeals, children, law reports, news, parental rights, placement orders by tracey

In re C (A Child) (Adoption: Placement order): [2013] EWCA Civ 431;   [2013] WLR (D)  151

“Guidance as to the steps to be followed where an application to the Court of Appeal was made for permission to appeal against the making of a placement order, or of any order consequent upon the making of a placement order, in adoption proceedings.”

WLR Daily, 25th April 2013

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Local authority ordered to pay substantial costs in family human rights case – UK Human Rights Blog

“This was a costs application arising from an extremely important decision by Peter Jackson J in June 2012 (see Alasdair Henderson’s post here and read judgment).”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 19th April 2013

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

Nottinghamshire County Council v Suffolk County Council – WLR Daily

Nottinghamshire County Council v Suffolk County Council: [2012] EWCA Civ 1640; [2012] WLR (D) 376

“The local authority responsible for providing financial and other support for a child under the Children Act 1989 was any authority which looked after the child or, if the child was not a looked after child, the local authority in whose area the child was living.”

WLR Daily, 11th December 2012

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

In re S (A Child) – WLR Daily

Posted October 9th, 2008 in adoption, law reports, placement orders by sally

In re S (A Child); [2008] WLR (D) 308

“When considering whether to revoke a placement order placing a child for adoption with prospective adopters, it was wrong to focus on whether the carers were ‘potential’ adopters.”

WLR, 8th October 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

M v Warwickshire County Council – Times Law Reports

Posted December 21st, 2007 in children, law reports, placement orders by sally

M v Warwickshire County Council

Court of Appeal

“On an application for leave to revoke a placement order based on a change of circumstances, a discretion arose in which the welfare of the child and the prospect of success should both be weighed and the former was not necessarily paramount.”

The Times, 21st December 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.