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Re B (A Child) (Adequacy of Reasons) [2022] EWCA Civ 407

Date:18 MAY 2022
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(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Sir Andrew McFarlane, President, Peter Jackson and Nicola Davies LJJ, 25 March 2022)

Care proceedings Adequacy of a judgment leading to the making of a placement order – Importance of detailed and clear findings on threshold criteria  Whether welfare decision should have been taken under CA 1989 or ACA 2002.

The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, allowed the appellant parents’ appeal against a Family Court judgment which had resulted in a placement order in respect of their 18-month-old son.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2022] EWCA Civ 407

Case No: CA-2022-000025

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT IN NOTTINGHAM
Recorder Sanghera
NG20C00204

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 25 March 2022

Before :


SIR ANDREW MCFARLANE, PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
and

LADY JUSTICE NICOLA DAVIES

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B (A Child)(Adequacy of Reasons)

 
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Stephen Williams (instructed pro bono through Advocate) for the Appellant Mother
Lucy Limbrey (instructed pro bono through Advocate) for the Appellant Father
Anita Guha (instructed by Nottingham City Council) for the Respondent Local Authority
Alison Moore (instructed by Rotheras Solicitors) for the Respondent Child 
by their Children’s Guardian

Hearing date : 9 March 2022

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Approved Judgment


Remote hand-down:  This judgment was handed down remotely at 10:30am on Friday, 25 March 2022 by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and by release to BAILII and The National Archives.

Judgment: Re B (A Child)(Adequacy of Reasons) [2022] EWCA Civ 407

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