- What do English local authorities need to know when placing a child in Scotland?
- What’s the background?
- What about deprivation of liberty orders under the inherent jurisdiction?
- What has the Supreme Court said about this?
- What does the judgment in Re T mean for English local authorities placing children in Scotland going forward?
- What do I need to know about the Scottish system?
- What will the Scottish solicitor need to know?
Local Government analysis: It is important to note that an English court order made under the inherent jurisdiction authorising an English local authority to deprive a child of their liberty is not automatically recognised in Scotland. Lucia Clark and Ellen Crofts of Morton Fraser LLP consider what English local authorities in such a situation need to know, to ensure they can deal with such situations promptly and effectively.
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