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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Children: The Modern Law 4th ed isbn 9781846614989

Children: The Modern Law 3rd ed

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Andrew BainhamLecturer in Law, Cambridge University

ISBN13: 9780853089391
ISBN: 0853089396
New Edition ISBN: 9781846614989
Previous Edition ISBN: 0853085013
Published: February 2005
Publisher: Family Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Children: The Modern Law is well-established as the leading textbook dealing comprehensively with the law and policy relating to children.

This third edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of significant legislative changes that have occurred since the second edition, including the Adoption and Children Act 2002, the Sexual Offences Act 2003, and the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998.

This new edition includes coverage of other important developments such as:-

  • The Council of Europe Convention on Contact concerning Children and case-law relating to contact
  • Reform of the child support legislation
  • The introduction of special guardianship
  • Changes to the law governing the parental responsibility of unmarried fathers
  • Significant case-law including Re A (Children) (Conjoined Twins: Surgical Separation)

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Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Children and the Law: A Demographic and Historical Sketch
Fundamental Principles: The Children Act 1989, The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and Human Rights
The Central Issues
The Married Family and Divorce
The Unmarried Family
The Social Family
Adoption
Children and Medical Decisions
Children, Money and Property
Local Authority Support for Children and Families
Care and Supervision
Investigation and Short-Term Protection
Children in Court
Children and the Criminal Law
Children and the Civil Law
Children and Education
Children in the International Community