White, Carr and Lowe: The Children Act in Practice

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White Carr & Lowe: The Children Act in Practice is the best selling, one volume guide to the Children Act 1989. The Act is produced in full and annotated in a straightforward and helpful way to assist in interpretation, together with a detailed commentary, which considers the legislation as it operates today.

This text will prove invaluable to all those who deal with the day-to-day application of the legislation.

Building on the success of the third edition the new edition is brought fully up-to-date with all relevant legislative and case law developments since 2002. In addition, the work includes the following coverage:

* The Adoption and Children Act 2002
* The Children Act 2004
* The Children and Adoption Act 2006
* The Public Outline governing case management
* The threshold criteria following the House of Lords decision in Re B (Children)(sexual abuse: standard of proof)

This is the Fourth Edition published in 2008


 A P Carr Barrister, District Judge (Magistrates' Courts) Author
 Alistair MacDonald St. Philip's Chambers Author
 Nigel Lowe LLB (Sheffield), of the Inner Temple, Barrister, Professor of Law, Cardiff Law School, University of Wales Author
 Richard White LLB, Consultant Solicitor at McMillan Williams Author
 The Right Honourable The Baroness Hale of Richmond Consulting editor