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The Rights of the Child: Law and Practice


ISBN13: 9781846612107
Published: March 2011
Publisher: Jordan Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £72.00



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This new title is the first book to deal comprehensively with this subject matter in the context of practice within the domestic jurisdiction.

It enumerates and discusses the law and practice of children’s rights, with a view to facilitating the greater articulation and consistent application of these rights in day-to-day legal practice. The book contains chapters dealing with each of the key rights and their application within the domestic courts, as guaranteed by European and International instruments such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The Rights of the Child: Law and Practice provides a detailed reference text for legal practitioners dealing with and representing children and families in England and Wales. It examines fully the relevant case-law and appends the key legal instruments.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Family Law
Contents:
Foreword by Lady Hale
Introduction
Legal Frameworks and Institutions
Domestic Application and Enforcement
Overarching Principles
The Child’s Right to Life, Survival and Development
The Child’s Right to Participate
The Child’s Right to Identity
The Child’s Right to Family Life
The Child’s Right to Private Life
The Child’s Right to Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion
The Child’s Right to Freedom of Expression
The Child’s Right to Freedom of Association, Peaceful Assembly and Movement
The Child’s Right to Education
The Child’s Right to Liberty and Security of the Person
The Child’s Right to Freedom from Harmful Treatment
The Child’s Right to Fair and Equal Treatment under the Law
Conclusions
Appendices: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, European Convention on Human Rights and
Fundamental Freedoms, Human Rights Act 1998.