Local Authority Duties Towards Asylum-Seeking Children - The Latest Guidance
This live broadcast session provides a summary of the relevant law and practical issues relating to litigation arising from the duties owed by local authorities towards unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. This involves consideration of the issues at the intersection of administrative law and immigration law.
It will review the statutory framework, applicable case law and ADCS guidance and bring you up to date on developments in the area including to age assessment and the National Transfer Scheme. It will also give practical advice in the context of judicial reviews against the decisions, actions or omissions of local authorities in this area.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- The Children Act 1989 duties to UASC- looked after children - accommodation, education and support
- National Transfer Scheme
- Age assessment
- Leaving care duties
- Interaction of the Children Act 1989 duties with the asylum support statutory framework
- Judicial review - venue (Administrative Court /Upper Tribunal); permission threshold; urgent cases and interim relief
- Fact-finding hearings
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.