Washed up and hung out to air in public


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Children Schools & Fudge Act 2010?

Further to my previous post on the passing of the Children Schools & Families Act 2010, The Times has published an article about the new provisions which is spot on: it identifies – importantly – that the new law, when it is brought into force, will in fact be more restrictive than the existing privacy rules covering children proceedings. In particular, not only will anonymity rules apply to the children themselves, but they will also apply to anyone involved in the proceedings, apart from professional witnesses.

So much for open justice. The Times says ‘a Fudge’, I’m inclined to agree.

PS Does anybody know when this is likely to be brought into force?

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  1. […] Semi-Secret Family Courts May 10, 2010 by Brick Pink Tape has blogged about the provisions in the (not yet implimented) Children Schools & Families Act […]

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