Suing local authorities for child protection failures

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Implications of two rulings on whether failure of negligence cases against local authorities in respect of child protection functions breached Art.6(1) ECHR and whether actions of local authorities breached Arts.3 and 8.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)314-317
Number of pages3
JournalScottish Law and Practice Quarterly
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • family law
  • human rights
  • scots law
  • local authorities powers and duties
  • children
  • negligence


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