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The County Council of the City and County of Cardiff v Scully Hicks and Others

Sep 29, 2018, 21:52 PM
Public law children – Fact-finding hearing – Death of a child – Adopted child – Whether the child died of non-accidental injuries
The judge found that the burden of proof had been established and that one of the adoptive fathers had caused the death of the child.
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(Family Court, Moor J, 16 December 2016)

Public law children – Fact-finding hearing – Death of a child – Adopted child – Whether the child died of non-accidental injuries

The judge found that the burden of proof had been established and that one of the adoptive fathers had caused the death of the child.


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IMPORTANT NOTICE

This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment no person other than the advocates or the solicitors instructing them and other persons named in this version of the judgment may be identified by name or location. The anonymity of the elder child, referred to a “C” must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court and may be punished by a fine or imprisonment of up to two years.


Case No: CF16C00895
IN THE FAMILY COURT

Cardiff Civil Justice Centre


Date: 16th December 2016

Before:

Mr Justice Moor

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Between:

The County Council of the City and County of Cardiff
Applicant

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Matthew Scully-Hicks
First Respondent

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Craig Scully-Hicks
Second Respondent

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C Scully-Hicks (by his Children’s Guardian, Lynette Clarke)
Third Respondent

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The Vale of Glamorgan Council
Intervenor

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Mr James Tillyard QC and Mr Owen Thomas for the Applicant
Ms Jane Crowley QC and Mr Colin Douglas for the First Respondent
Ms Ruth Henke QC and Ms Catrin John for the Second Respondent
Mr Ian Williams for the Third Respondent
Mr Christopher Felstead for the Intervenor

Hearing dates: 4th to 16th December 2016

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JUDGMENT



Judgment: Cardiff v Scully Hicks and Others.pdf 
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