Archive for the 'parental responsibility' Category

Couple jailed for allowing their adopted daughters to be abused – The Guardian

“A couple who allowed their adopted daughters to be abused by two paedophiles were jailed today for child cruelty after a judge condemned their ‘deplorable and terrible betrayal of trust’.”

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The Guardian, 1st October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lesbian mother cannot be forced to pay maintenance – Daily Telegraph

“A lesbian whose former partner bore a child through artificial insemination cannot be ordered to pay any maintenance, a High Court judge ruled today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th June 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Mother jailed after 15-year-old daughter plays truant – Daily Telegraph

“A mother-of-five has been jailed after her 15-year-daughter played truant for 100 days in just four months.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Couples who pay surrogate mothers could lose right to raise the child – The Guardian

“Childless couples who acquire a baby using a surrogate mother abroad risk not being recognised as its parents in Britain if they flout British law by paying fees, fertility lawyers have warned.”

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The Guardian, 5th April 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v Upper Bay Ltd – WLR Daily

Regina v Upper Bay Ltd [2010] WLR (D) 60

“The duty of a parent to supervise his child and the duty of an employer to conduct its undertaking in such a way as to ensure that persons not in its employment, such as a child, were not exposed to risks to health or safety were concurrent duties so that if the child suffered harm the breach of parental duty did not absolve an employer from responsibility.”

WLR Daily, 3rd March 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Parents of Edlington torture brothers could be charged – BBC News

“The parents of two brothers detained indefinitely after they tortured two young boys in a ‘sadistic’ attack could face prosecution, police have revealed.”

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BBC News, 23rd January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

In re S-B (Children) (Care Proceedings: Standard of Proof) – WLR Daily

In re S-B (Children) (Care Proceedings: Standard of Proof) [2009] UKSC 17; [2009] WLR (D) 365

“The test to be applied to the identification of a potential perpetrator, out of a pool of two or more potential perpetrators, who might have caused harm to a child was the balance of probabilities and that standard of proof did not vary according to the gravity of the misconduct alleged or the seriousness of the consequences for the persons concerned.”

WLR Daily, 15th December 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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