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Hershman and McFarlane: Children Act Handbook 2017/18

By: Andrew McFarlane
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Published: 24-08-2017
Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 916
ISBN: 9781526502162
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Series: Bloomsbury Family Law
Dimensions: 248 x 156 mm
RRP: £65.00
 

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About Hershman and McFarlane: Children Act Handbook 2017/18

Specifically designed for use in court Hershman & McFarlane Children Act Handbook 2017/18 provides a portable, single volume source of key children proceedings legislation and related guidance.

It includes consolidated and fully amended texts of the Children Act 1989 and relevant provisions of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 and supplementary Practice Directions.

Table Of Contents

Part I – Statutes
Adoption and Children Act 2002
Children Act 1989
Children and Families Act 2014
Part II – Statutory Instruments
Family Court (Composition and Distribution of Business) Rules 2014
Family Procedure Rules 2010
Relevant core Rules and Practice Directions
Part III – Practice Guidance
Practice Guidance (Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court) (24 June 2015)
Practice Direction (Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court) (26 March 2015)
Practice Guidance (Transparency in the Family Courts: Publication of Judgments) (16 January 2014)
President's Guidance (Allocation and Gatekeeping for Care, Supervision and other Proceedings under Part IV of the Children Act 1989 (Public Law)) (22 April 2014)
President's Guidance (Continuity and Deployment (Public Law)) (22 April 2014)
President's Guidance (Use of Prescribed Documents (Public Law)) (22 April 2014)
President's Guidance (Allocation and Gatekeeping for Proceedings under Part II of the Children Act 1989 (Private Law)) (22 April 2014)
President's Guidance (Continuity and Deployment (Private Law)) (22 April 2014)
President's Guidance (Use of Prescribed Documents (Private Law)) (22 April 2014)
President's Guidance (The International Child Abduction and Contact Unit (ICACU)) (10 November 2014)
President's Guidance (The Role of the Attorney General in appointing Advocates to the Court or Special Advocates in Family Cases) (26 March 2015)
President's Guidance (Tagging or Electronic Monitoring in Family Cases) (April 2015 (reissued 30 July 2015))
President's Guidance (Radicalisation Cases in the Family Courts) (8 October 2015)
President's Guidance (Liaison between Courts in England and Wales and British Embassies and High Commissions abroad) (April 2016)
President's Guidance (Transfer of Proceedings under Article 15 of Brussels IIA and Articles 8 and/or 9 of the 1996 Hague Convention) (April 2016)
President's Guidance (Allocation of work to Section 9 Judges) (December 2016)
Practice Guidance (Family Court – Duration of ex parte (without notice) orders (18 January 2017)
Practice Note (The Official Solicitor to the Senior Courts: Appointment in Family Proceedings and Proceedings under the Inherent Jurisdiction in Relation to Adults) (January 2017)
Part IV – Miscellaneous
Calendars 2015–2018

Reviews

“Essential...it is a great boon to have all these materials in one relatively small volume..this volume is a must” –  Review of a previous edition, New Law Journal

“Indispensable” –  Review of a previous edition, Counsel

“As good as ever” –  Review of a previous edition, Association of Lawyers for Children

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