R (On the application of J) (by his litigation friend, W) v Worcester County Council (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) [2014] EWCA Civ 1518

(Court of Appeal, Floyd, King LJJ, Lord Dyson MR, 25 November 2014)

Public law children – Child in need – Child with down’s syndrome a member of the gypsy community – Only physically present in the local authority area during the winter – Whether s 17(1) of the Children Act 1989 enabled the local authority to provide services outside the area when the child was outside the area

The full judgment is available below.

The local authority appeal from a decision finding that it had the power to provide services to a child who was subject to a child in need plan …read more

Source: Family Law News


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