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Secure accommodation orders—a question of jurisdiction (Re X (A Child); Re Y (A Child))

Secure accommodation orders—a question of jurisdiction (Re X (A Child); Re Y (A Child))
Published on: 21 September 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Secure accommodation orders—a question of jurisdiction (Re X (A Child); Re Y (A Child))
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issues did the case raise?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Does the judgment assist with jurisdictional issues in dealing with adult deprivation of liberty cases?
  • Does the judgment help to understand when the court will use its inherent jurisdiction to assist in the absence of a statutory power for a local authority to act in the best interest of a vulnerable person?
  • What are the implications for practitioners?
  • Are there any trends emerging in the law in this area?

Article summary

Family analysis: The cross-border issues facing an English court asked to authorise the placement of a child in a secure unit in Scotland are explained by Susan Grocott QC and Julia Cheetham QC, of Deans Court Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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