Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 226 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 1379 (Fam)
Court: Family Division

Munby J

Judgment Dates: 1 July 2002


Family proceeding - Orders in family proceedings - Care order - Local authority care plan recommending adoption of child - Decision making process carried out in mother's absence - Whether local authority in breach of good practice - Whether mother denied fair opportunity to present case - Whether adoption in child's best interests - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6, 8.

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