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May 3, 2017, 05:53 AM
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Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, has issued new guidance on judicial cooperation with serious case reviews.
There is widespread misunderstanding as to the extent to which judges can properly participate in Serious Case Reviews (SCRs). The new guidance clarifies the position and explains what judges can and cannot do.
It applies to all judges sitting in the Family Division or the Family Court, including Magistrates and, where exercising judicial functions, Legal Advisers.