Children: Public Law Update (May 2014)

8th May 2014


John Tughan KC

John Tughan considers recent judgments in public law children cases, including the President’s recent comments on the 26 week time limit and s 38(6) applications.

In this public law update I will consider:

  • A recent decision from the President relating to both s38(6) applications and the 26 week deadline
  • The ability of a non-parent to apply for leave to oppose an adoption order
  • The weight to be attached to ABE interviews
  • Findings of fact in cases involving equivocal medical evidence.

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John Tughan KC