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Family monthly highlights—September 2019

Published on: 30 September 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Family monthly highlights—September 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Practice and procedure
  • Prime Minister says Domestic Abuse Bill will return to Parliament
  • Unauthorised disclosure of documents from family proceedings (Re Mursalin)
  • Financial provision
  • Court does not operate as a ‘cheat’s charter’ in cases involving non-disclosure (Moher v Moher)
  • Private children
  • Definition of mother (R (on the application of TT) v Registrar General for England and Wales (AIRE Centre intervening))
  • Children (Scotland) Bill
  • More...

Article summary

This month’s edition of Family highlights includes consideration of decisions involving financial non-disclosure, the unauthorised disclosure of documents from family proceedings and deprivation of liberty where a child is over the age of 16. The Law Commission’s view on electronic signatures is set out, together with the latest developments regarding Brexit, including the Supreme Court’s decision in relation to the prorogation of Parliament. In addition to links to analysis of other key decisions, recently updated and new content is also detailed, including new content on retained EU law and a new subtopic on family law in Scotland. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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