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Re D (A Child) [2017] EWCA Civ 1695
Date:14 NOV 2017
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Law Reporter

(Court of Appeal, Sir James Munby P, David Richards, Irwin LJJ, 31 October 2017)

Public law children – Deprivation of liberty – Consent – 17-year old – Whether parental responsibility exercisable

The local authority appeal was allowed.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWCA Civ 1695
Case No: B4/2016/1257
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE COURT OF PROTECTION
Mr Justice KEEHAN
[2016] EWCOP 8
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 31 October 2017
Before :

SIR JAMES MUNBY PRESIDENT OF THE COURT OF PROTECTION
LORD JUSTICE DAVID RICHARDS
and
LORD JUSTICE IRWIN 
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In the matter of D (A Child)

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Mr Jonathan Cowen, Ms Anita Rao and Ms Eleanor Sibley (instructed by the local authority) for the appellant Birmingham City Council
Mr Henry Setright QC, Mr Alexander Ruck Keene and Ms Anna Bicarregui (instructed by Cartwright King) for D’s litigation friend the Official Solicitor
Ms Victoria Butler-Cole (instructed by the Commission) for the intervener The Equality and Human Rights Commission

Hearing dates: 8-9 February 2017

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Judgment Approved

Judgment: Re D (A Child) [2017] EWCA Civ 1695.rtf
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