From today, the ban on residential evictions has been extended in England and in Wales.
This judgment discusses anticipatory deprivation of liberty orders in the context of prospective loss of capacity and the tension between respecting a young person’s autonomy and protecting them from harm when making best interest decisions.
A decision by Mr Justice Cohen in the Court of Protection, which reiterated his previous decision to end life sustaining treatment for RS, an unconscious man in a vegetative state
An application to adopt A who had attained her majority.
12 month sentence on committal application for falsifying a court order upheld
Concerning the placement of a sixteen year old.
Appeal against a final order made 15 months out of time.
The judge made findings of the parents’ collusion and that there was a real possibility they had overlaid the child causing an asphyxial event.
This week has already seen two important developments for social housing practitioners: the laying before parliament of regulations dealing with, inter alia, the suspension of evictions from residential tenancies and the publication of the long-awaited Social Housing White Paper.
The Court of Appeal’s judgment this week in Sharif v Birmingham City Council upholds the right of local authorities to obtain injunctions using their broad, general power to issue legal proceedings under section 222 of the Local Government Act 1972.