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P (Children: Disclosure) [2022] EWCA Civ 495

Date:18 MAY 2022
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(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Lord Burnett CJ, Peter Jackson and Baker LJJ, 12 April 2022)

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings – Privilege against self-incrimination.

The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the appellant father’s appeal against the decision of the Family Court to refuse his application for an order that any statements or admissions made by him in the proceedings, in reference to the findings that had been made by the court, would not be disclosed to the police.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2022] EWCA Civ 495

Case No: CA-2021-003245

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
Mr Justice Hayden
ZE17P01593/BT17F00201

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 12 April 2022

Before:


THE LORD BURNETT OF MALDON 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE OF ENGLAND AND WALES
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
and

LORD JUSTICE BAKER

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P (Children)(Disclosure)

 
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Sam Momtaz QC and Annabel Barrons (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the Appellant Father
Allison Munroe QC and Maggie Jones (instructed by Duncan Lewis & Co. Solicitors) for the Respondent Mother
Tom Little QC (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Director of Public Prosecutions as Intervenor

Hearing date: 31 March 2022

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Approved Judgment


This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email and release to BAILII.  The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be 10am on 13 April 2022

Judgment: P (Children Disclosure) [2022] EWCA Civ 495

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