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.

SOURCE CURRENCY
Issue 105, May 2020

Dear Subscriber,
The following chapters have been updated:

Binder 1

Division 1: Cardinal Principles and Jurisdiction

Chapter 1 Parentage
Chapter 3 The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the European Convention on Human Rights
Chapter 4 The Children Act 1989
Chapter 5 Parental responsibility
Chapter 6 The Cardinal Principles of the Children Act 1989
Chapter 8 Jurisdiction

Division 5: International Child Abduction and Protection
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 8: Part V of the Children Act 1989: Assessment and Emergency Protection
Chapter 2 Child Assessment Orders
Chapter 3 Emergency Protection
Chapter 4 Additional Powers to Protect Children

Division 9: Part IV of The Children Act 1989: Care Proceedings
Chapter 1 Care Proceedings
Chapter 2 Contact with Children in Care

Division 10: Adoption
Chapter 1 The legislative scheme
Chapter 2 Statutory duties in adoption
Chapter 3 Independent review of determinations by adoption agencies
Chapter 4 Placement for adoption
Chapter 5 Adoption Procedure
Chapter 6 Adoption with a foreign element
Chapter 9 Adoption support
Chapter 11 Transitional and transitory provisions

Binder 2
Division 12: Education
Chapter 4 Schools maintained by local education authorities
Chapter 6 Admissions

Division 14: Youth Justice
Chapter 1 The youth justice system
Chapter 3 Investigation of criminal offences
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
The following have been updated:
Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953
Legitimacy Act 1976
Family Law Reform Act 1987
Children Act 1989
Data Protection Act 1998
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

Binder 3
Division A: Children — Statutory Instruments
The following have been updated:
Registration of Births and Deaths Regulations 1987
Special Guardianship Regulations 2005
Family Procedure Rules 2010
Family Court (Composition and Distribution of Business) Rules 2014
Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings) Order 2014

Division B: Adoption — Statutes
The following has been updated:
Adoption and Children Act 2002

Division B: Adoption — Statutory Instruments
The following have been updated:
Adoption Agencies Regulations 2005
Disclosure of Adoption Information (Post-Commencement Adoptions) Regulations 2005
Adoption Information and Intermediary Services (Pre-Commencement Adoptions) Regulations 2005
Family Procedure Rules 2010

Division C: Family — Statutes
The following have been updated:
Family Law Act 1996

Division D: International Abduction & Protection — Statutes
The following have been updated:
Child Abduction Act 1984
Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985

Division D: International Abduction & Protection — Statutory Instruments
The following has been updated:
Child Abduction And Custody (Parties To Conventions) Order 1986

Binder 4

Division E: Financial — Statutes
The following have been updated:
Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980
Child Support Act 1991

Division E: Financial — Statutory Instruments
The following has been updated:
Magistrates’ Courts Rules 1981

Division F: Education — Statutes
The following have been updated:
Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007
Equality Act 2010

Division G: Care Standards — Statutes
The following have been updated:
Care Standards Act 2000
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

Division G: Care Standards — Statutory Instruments
The following have been updated:
Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008
Care Standards Act 2000 (Registration) (England) Regulations 2010

Binder 5
Division H: Youth Justice — Statutes
The following have been updated:
Children and Young Persons Act 1969
Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980
Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
Criminal Justice Act 1991
Crime and Disorder Act 1998
Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999
Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000
Criminal Justice Act 2003
Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008
Policing and Crime Act 2009
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

Division H: Youth Justice — Statutory Instruments
The following have been updated:
The Magistrates’ Courts (Children And Young Persons) Rules 1992
Magistrates’ Courts (Parenting Orders) Rules 2004
Criminal Procedure Rules 2015
Magistrates’ Courts (Injunctions: Gang-related Violence) Rules 2015
Magistrates’ Courts (Injunctions: Anti-Social Behaviour) Rules 2015

Appendix A Home Office Materials
This appendix has been updated.

Contributors

 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