Category: Practice Notes

WALES/ENGLAND – The Children Act 1989. Annex to PD 36C

The Children Act 1989. Annex to PD 36C (Revised Public Law Outline from 1st July 2013) Downloads The Children Act 1989. Annex to PD 36C   SOURCE: Family Law

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ENGLAND – New ‘Fostering for Adoption’ guidance for social workers published by Coram and BAAF

  Guidance aims to minimise children’s placement movements New practical guidance has been published to help local authorities implement ‘Fostering for Adoption’ with the aim of ensuring more children can live with their potential permanent carers at the earliest possible stage of the adoption process. The guidance, commissioned by UK children’s charity Coram and written …

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WALES/ENGLAND – Revised Public Law Outline published

The President of the Family Division has published a new Practice Direction 36C, which then introduces a revised Public Law Outline (‘revised PLO’) as a pilot. The commencement of the revised PLO will be determined by local courts, and will be on one of four dates: 1st July 2013 5th August 2013  2nd September 2013  …

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WALES/ENGLAND – Attendance of solicitors at local authority Children Act meetings

On 9 January 2013, the Law Society issued a Practice Note on attendance of solicitors at local authority Children Act meetings. It is aimed at all solicitors who work in family proceedings, particularly cases involving children. The guide represents an updated version of guidance originally issued in April 1994 and updated in June 1997, which dealt …

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