Case Law

Emergency protection orders: Re X [2006]

The Royal Courts of Justice The Royal Courts of Justice. Photo: Gary Brigden


By Michael Jones, barrister, Deans Court Chambers, Manchester. This is a significant case in setting out good practice for emergency protection orders and when interim care orders are more appropriate. The High Court set out clear guidance in respect of the handling of applications for EPOs by local authorities and criticised the local authority in this […]

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