Case Law

Depriving a child of liberty in an inappropriate setting: Wigan BC v Y [2021] EWHC 1982 (Fam)

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction In certain cases, children may need to be deprived of their liberty in order to receive the care and treatment they need. It is a fundamental human right not to be deprived of liberty and the courts will only authorise such arrangements where they are in the child’s best interests and […]

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