Case Law

Unregistered placements, the inherent jurisdiction and non-compliance with the President’s Practice Guidance: Derby CC v CK & Ors [2021] EWHC 2931 (Fam)

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Introduction

By Rachel Murray Introduction In this judgment, the High Court set out guidance on the continued use of the inherent jurisdiction to authorise deprivation of liberty orders for children under 16 years of age where there has not been full compliance with the Practice Guidance on unregistered placements. The High Court previously considered the matter in […]

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