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The Statutory Framework after 1968

Kenneth McK. Norrie

in A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

After an examination of the Kilbrandon Committee’s work in the early 1960s, this chapter will offer an analysis of the major changes to the Scottish child protection process brought about by the ... More


A Knock at the Door: Sloan v B: The Orkney Case

Elaine E Sutherland

in Scots Law Tales

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the Orkney case (1991), which involved the removal of nine children from their homes in South Ronaldsay, one of the Orkney Islands, and their resettlement in the Scottish ... More


January 2005: Prevention as the Cure

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the approach to child protection contained in the Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill, which became an Act in 2005. This is the Act that outlawed the ... More


January 2007: Adopting New Solutions

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 amends the grounds for dispending with parental consent to adoption, and this commentary identifies potential problems (subsequently explored in case ... More


History

Mark Smith

in Rethinking residential child care: Positive perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349088
eISBN:
9781447303268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349088.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the ideas of earlier generations of practice, and outlines some of the twists and turns of policy, practice, and ideology that have contributed to how residential child care in ... More


October 2004: What Title?

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The question of title to seek an order under s.11 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 has proved remarkably troublesome over the years, given the liberality of the wording of the statute itself. This ... More


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