October 2008 update

The following materials were added during October 2008.

Case law

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  • A Local Authority v E [2007] EWHC 2396 (Fam)Application by a local authority under the inherent jurisdiction of the court for directions as to the future of a vulnerable person who has been in care and has now reached 18.§
  • LLBC v TG [2007] EWHC 2640 (Fam) — Best interests/deprivation of liberty case.§
  • Re SK [2007] EWHC 3289 (Fam)Applications by mother in the course of proceedings concerning the best interests of a vulnerable adult, SK. Applications refused.§
  • D'Souza v DPP [1992] UKHL 10Under s17(1)(d) PACE 1984 a constable may enter and search any premises for the purpose of recapturing a person who is unlawfully at large and whom he is pursuing: (1) a detained patient who absconds is "unlawfully at large"; (2) the pursuit must be almost contemporaneous with the entry into he premises.§


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