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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Children: The Inherent Jurisdiction and Wardship - A Family Practitioner's Handbook

ISBN13: 9781784732097
Published: June 2016
Publisher: Family Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £65.00

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The inherent jurisdiction (including wardship) is an ever-developing concept within family proceedings, with a number of important recently reported authorities setting down parameters in respect of its use.

The jurisdiction is increasingly used in order to protect children in novel and fact-specific situation which are becoming more regular in today's world.

This invaluable practitioner title provides family lawyers with a comprehensive guide to t he inherent jurisdiction, the situations in which it can be invoked and its limitations, incorporating the relevant authorities and procedural guidance into an easily accessible text.

Family Law
Background, definition and limitations
General procedure in respect of orders made under the inherent jurisdiction
Providing protection from and preventing association with persons who present risk of harm to a child
Preventing publication and dissemination of information
Medical treatment and deprivation of liberty
Cases with a foreign element
Novel, unusual and exceptional: Further examples of the use of the inherent jurisdiction in children cases