Archive for the 'parental rights' Category

Flexible working regulations for parents to be scrapped – The Guardian

“The government is to scrap regulations due to come into force next month that would have given parents with children under 17 the right to request flexible working as part of a package of measures to reduce bureaucracy for businesses.”

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The Guardian, 18th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Mother who hid baby from husband loses fight to keep her secret – Daily Telegraph

“A mother who kept her baby a secret from her husband has been told she can not have the boy adopted after judges refused to back ‘a great lie’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Principal Reporter v K and others – WLR Daily

Principal Reporter v K and others [2010] UKSC 56; [2010] WLR (D) 332

“Positive procedural obligations inherent in the right to respect for family life required sufficient safeguards to be put in place so that a parent or other person whose family life with the child was at risk in the proceedings was given a proper opportunity to participate in the decision-making process.”

WLR Daily, 16th December 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.

Lesbian mother loses battle to stop gay father spending time with children – Daily Telegraph

“A lesbian mother has lost her Appeal Court battle to stop the wealthy gay father of her two children spending more time with them.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st December 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Gay man and woman in court battle over children – The Independent

“A gay man and woman are fighting a bitter court battle over their two children born by artificial insemination.”

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The Independent, 8th November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

‘Sarah’s law’ pilot scheme prompts revenge fears – The Guardian

“Fathers raising concerns about their ex-partner’s new boyfriends are one of the largest groups applying for public disclosure of details of convicted child sex offenders under a newly completed pilot scheme.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Cases which undermined the Human Rights Act – Daily Telegraph

“As Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions, defends the Human Rights Act, here are five of the most controversial cases in which it has been invoked.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd October 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Court takes child of ‘stupid’ mother – The Times

“When Rachel celebrated her daughter’s third birthday three weeks ago the little girl was a picture of happiness. Yet for her mother it was a bittersweet occasion.”

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The Times, 31st May 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Prisoners demand right to be fathers after landmark European ruling – Daily Telegraph

“Six prisoners in British jails have applied to have children with their partners following a landmark European court ruling that their human rights would be breached if they are prevented from becoming fathers.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Mother who abandoned baby in court battle to stop father being told – Daily Telegraph

“A man is unwittingly at the centre of what could prove to be a landmark court case about his right to know he may be a father.”

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Daily Telegraph, 28th November 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

In re P (Adoption: Unmarried couple) – Times Law Reports

In re P (Adoption: Unmarried couple)

House of Lords

“Regulations governing the adoption of children in Northern Ireland which prevented the consideration of an unmarried couple as potential adoptive parents were in breach of the couple’s rights to a family life, under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and article 14, prohibiting discrimination.”

The Times, 23rd June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

In re P (Adoption: Unmarried couple) – WLR Daily

In re P (Adoption: Unmarried couple) [2008] UKHL 38; [2008] WLR (D) 198

Arts 14 and 15 of the Adoption (Northern Ireland) Order 1987, which prevented an unmarried couple from being considered as potential adoptive parents, were incompatible with the couple’s rights under articles 8 and 14 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as scheduled to the Human Rights Act 1998.”

WLR Daily, 19th June 2008

Source: www.lawereports.co.uk

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

RP v Nottingham City Council – Times Law Reports

RP v Nottingham City Council

Court of Appeal

“There was no breach of a mother’s right to a fair hearing under article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights when she was represented by the Official Solicitor who conceded that overwhelming evidence justified making a care order.”

The Times, 10th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Archbishop condemns move to grant lesbians easier parenting rights – The Times

“Britain’s leading Roman Catholic churchman gives warning today that the role of a father in a child’s life will be undermined by legislation to make it easier for lesbian couples to become parents to test-tube babies.”

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The Times, 19th November 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Lesbian partners ‘should be recognised as parents’ – The Times

“Britain’s most senior woman judge has called for same-sex couples who have children by artificial insemination to be legally recognised as the parents.”

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The Times, 19th June 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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