Wardship & Inherent Jurisdiction - An Update with Safda Mahmood
Family practitioners specialising in children cases will inevitably have to deal with cases surrounding the use of the inherent jurisdiction and wardship.
This webinar will provide you with an understanding of the various ways in which wardship and inherent jurisdiction is used, with a consideration of the key principles and a consideration of how it applies in children law proceedings principally.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- Use of wardship - how does it operate in children cases? When do you have to consider this rather than the application for specific issue?
- What is the procedure and what kind of disputes between parents will involve use of section 100 CA 1989?
- Inherent jurisdiction and duty to consult parents - consideration of LA v XYZ (Restriction of Father’s Role in Proceedings)
- Inherent jurisdiction and matters related to nationality - consideration of Re Y (Children in Care: Change of Nationality) 
- Disputes over vaccinations and parental responsibility - consideration of Barnett LBC v AL and Others, Re T (A Child: Care Order: Beyond Parental Control: Deprivation of Liberty), and Re H (A Child) (parental responsibility: vaccination) 
- Private law disputes between individuals and wardship - consideration of Re E
- Wardship and name of child - consideration of Re C (Children)
- Child sexual exploitation cases and use of wardship - consideration of Rotherham MBC v. M and Others and overlap with sexual risk orders and the CSE protocol
- Use of wardship in relation to assessments - consideration of JH v MF 
- Radicalisation cases and interviewing the child who is warded - consideration of Re A Ward of Court and use of child assessment orders - consideration of Re I (Children: Child Assessment Order) 
- Deprivation cases and inherent jurisdiction - what is the procedure? Re A - F (Children)
- Is the application for Deprivation of Liberty or secure accommodation? Current dilemmas following Re S (Child in Care: Unregistered Placement)  and Re Z (A Child) (DOLS: Lack of Secure Placement 
- Use of inherent jurisdiction to prevent sharing of information - consideration A Local Authority v Mother and Others 
This webinar was recorded on 24th March 2021
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