Clarke Hall and Morrison on Children

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Acknowledged as being the leading work on both the civil jurisdiction of the family courts and the criminal
jurisdiction of the youth courts, Clarke, Hall and Morrison gathers together all the legislation, circulars and
guidance notes that relate to every aspect of child law. It also includes useful procedural tables, checklists,
precedents and flowcharts. Expert commentary explains and clarifies the law throughout and makes sure that the reader is fully aware of its practical implications. The work includes expert analysis of all the relevant case law and contains all relevant source materials accompanied by explanatory commentary.

Issue 104, November 2019

Dear Subscriber,
The following chapters have been updated:

Binder 1

Division 1: Cardinal Principles and Jurisdiction

Chapter 1 Parentage

Chapter 2 The child’s status

Chapter 3 The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the European Convention on Human Rights

Chapter 5 Parental responsibility

Chapter 6 The Cardinal Principles of the Children Act 1989

Chapter 8 Jurisdiction

Division 2 Part II of the Children Act 1989: Private Law Proceedings

Chapter 2 Section 8 Orders

Division 5: International Child Abduction and Protection

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Recovering a child taken outside England and Wales

Chapter 3 Children removed to and from Member States (other than Denmark) of the European Union

Chapter 4 Children removed to and from the United Kingdom: 1980 Convention Countries

Chapter 5 Child Protection

Division 6: Wardship and Inherent Jurisdiction

Chapter 1 Wardship

Chapter 2 The Inherent Jurisdiction

Division 7: Part III of the Children Act 1989: Children In Need

Chapter 1 Local Authority Support For Children In Need

Division 9: Part IV of the Children Act 1989: Care Proceedings

Chapter 1 Care proceedings

Division 10: Adoption

Chapter 2 Statutory duties in adoption

Chapter 4 Placement for adoption

Chapter 5 Adoption Procedure

Chapter 6 Adoption with a foreign element

Binder 2

Division 14: Youth Justice

Chapter 4 The criminal courts

Chapter 5 Sentences and orders of the court

Division 16: Mental Health

Chapter 1 Mental health in children and young people

Division A: Children — Statutes, Statutory Instruments & Practice Directions, Circulars etc

The following has been updated:

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Binder 3

Division A: Children — Statutory Instruments

The following have been updated:

Family Proceedings Fees Order 2008

Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) Regulations 2010

Family Procedure Rules 2010

Arrangements for Placement of Children by Voluntary Organisations and Others (England) Regulations 2011

Division B: Adoption — Statutory Instruments

The following have been updated:

Adoption Agencies Regulations 2005

Restriction on the Preparation of Adoption Reports Regulations 2005

Independent Review of Determinations (Adoption and Fostering) Regulations 2009

Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011

Binder 4

Division E: Financial — Statutory Instruments

The following has been updated:

Family Procedure Rules 2010

Division G: Care Standards — Statutes

The following have been updated:

Care Standards Act 2000

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

Binder 5

Division H: Youth Justice — Statutes, Statutory Instruments & Practice Directions, Circulars etc

Criminal Justice Act 1991

Division H: Youth Justice — Statutory Instruments

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (Surcharge) Order 2012

Criminal Procedure Rules 2015


An updated index is included in this issue.


 Adrian Turner Author
 Christopher McFarland Editor
 Elizabeth Isaacs QC Editor
 Hugh Travers Editor
 Nageena Khalique QC Editor
 Nigel Lowe LLB, LLD, of the Inner Temple, Barrister; Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff General editor
 Richard A H White LLB, Solicitor, Partner, White & Sherwin General editor
 The Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder President of Tribunals Consultant editor
 V Rt. Hon The Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE, MA (Cantab), President of the Supreme Court Author