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The Reform of Child Care Law : A Practical Guide to the Children Act 1989 - John Ekelaar

The Reform of Child Care Law

A Practical Guide to the Children Act 1989

Paperback Published: 3rd May 1990
ISBN: 9780415017367
Number Of Pages: 168

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The Children Act 1989 introduces the most radical changes in child care law for a generation and will have significant effects on all professionals practising in this area. Concentrating on fieldwork aspects of the new law - the definition of court proceedings - The Reform of Child Care Law places the new act in its historical and political context and forms a concise, practical guide to the legislation.

The historical background
A new framework for private law: parental responsibility and children's rights
A new framework for public law: local authorities and the courts
The organizational context of child protection practice
The powers and duties of local authorities: family support and preventive action
The acquisition of compulsory powers: first steps
Grounds for bringing care or supervision proceedings
Preparing a case
Presenting a case
The outcome of care proceedings
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ISBN: 9780415017367
ISBN-10: 041501736X
Series: Practical Guide to the Children ACT 1989
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 3rd May 1990
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1