Policy, Guidance & Law

Abusing or simply not using section 20 of the Children Act 1989

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Consider using this article as an aid to discussion about the appropriate use of section 20 arrangements.

Hannah Gomersall examines the recent case law around section 20 of the Children Act 1989 and two concerning trends: s 20 being abused or, worryingly, not used at all.

Link: Abusing or simply not using section 20 of the Children Act 1989.

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