The quality of care proceedings reform

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The Court of Appeal's decision in Re B-S re-states the test for leave to oppose adoption. Its implications extend further, asserting the court's role in setting standards for social work, encouraging challenge to local authority practice, and potentially making it harder to complete care proceedings in 26 weeks.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82-84
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Social Welfare and Family Law
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 2014


  • adoption
  • appeals
  • care proceedings reform
  • Family Justice Review


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