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Bromley's Family Law

Bromley's Family Law (11th edn)

Nigel Lowe and Gillian Douglas
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16. Children and Local Authorities

Investigation of Child Abuselocked

16. Children and Local Authorities

Investigation of Child Abuselocked

  • N V LoweN V LoweProfessor of Law, Cardiff University
  •  and G DouglasG DouglasProfessor of Law, Cardiff University

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the local authorities' investigative powers and duties. It covers general duty of investigation under Section 47 of the Children Act 1989; co-operating with other agencies to discharge investigative duties; emergency protection orders; child assessment orders; and police protection.

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