The Children Act 1989

Local Authority Support for Children and Families (Second Edition)

By Sally Gore

This book is dedicated to providing a detailed examination of the UK's Children Act 1989, Part III. This second edition is fully updated and expanded to take account of new UK legislation and case law. It will help readers understand this rapidly growing area, and it includes chapters on Section 20 accommodation, age assessments of unaccompanied asylum seekers, duties owed to children in need, secure accommodation, and local authority responsibilities under the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000. The book also covers all the recent key decisions of the Administrative Court in the interpretation of Part III. [Subject: Children's Law, Family Law]

Publication Date: 11/6/2015
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781784731564