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Civil Evidence Act 1968

Statute, published: 30/12/1968

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  • The father was in prison for setting fire to the family home. The issue before the Court was whether the limitations which the parties had agreed should be imposed on the exercise of the father's parental responsibility should include a prohibition on the father receiving an annual report from the children's school. The Court prohibited him from receiving the information because there was an appreciable risk that the provision of information to the father from the children's schools would result in the inadvertent disclosure to the father of the family's whereabouts. Judgment, 18/09/2015, free
  • A contact case in which the judge refused contact between the children and F because F would not accept the findings of abuse previously made by the judge and whether, and to what extent, he was motivated to change. The application to appeal was allowed because the judge had failed to appreciate that the F was giving limited evidence as he did not want to incriminate himself. This may have entirely coloured the approach to the F's evidence. Judgment, 11/09/2013, free
  • Judgment, 11/04/2013, free

Published: 30/12/1968

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