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B-T (A Child) (Threshold Conditions) [2020] EWCA Civ 697

Date:17 JUN 2020
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(Court of Appeal, Peter Jackson, Nicola Davies and Simler LJJ, 3 June 2020)

Care proceedings – Threshold – Appeal

The Court of Appeal allowed an appeal from a finding that the threshold level under s 31 of the Children Act 1989 had not, on the facts, been reached.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWCA Civ 697

Case No: B4/2020/0690

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT AT MEDWAY
Deputy High Court Judge Clare Ambrose

ME19C01777

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 3 June 2020

Before :

LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
LADY JUSTICE NICOLA DAVIES
and

LADY JUSTICE SIMLER

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B-T (A Child: Threshold Conditions)

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Alison Grief QC and Christopher Barnes (instructed by Invicta Law Ltd) for the Appellant Local Authority
Lee Arnot and Hannah Cox (instructed by Boys & Maughan Solicitors) for the Respondent Mother
Elizabeth McGrath QC and Stephen Chippeck (instructed by Patrick Lawrence Partnership LLP) for the Respondent Father

Tina Cook QC and Philip McCormack (instructed by Kingsfords Solicitors Ltd) for the Respondent Child by their Children’s Guardian

Hearing date: 28 May 2020

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Approved Judgment

Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email, release to BAILII and publication on the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10:30am on Wednesday, 3 June 2020.

 

Judgment: B-T (A Child)(Threshold Conditions) [2020] EWCA Civ 697

 

 

 

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