Adoption: To assess Whether The Influence Of Re B Is A Matter Of Substance Or Mere Rhetoric. Re B (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Appeal) And Beyond


 

Adoption: To assess Whether The Influence Of Re B Is A Matter Of Substance Or Mere Rhetoric. Re B (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Appeal) And Beyond

Abstract

In Re B (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Appeal)[2013] UKSC 33 the Supreme Court President emphasised that ‘adoption of a child against her parentswishes should only be contemplated as a last resort – when all else fails’ because of adoption’s draconian nature.Re B has been cited dozens of times by the lower courts in the short time since it was decided. The aim of this article is to assess whether the influence of Re B is a matter of substance or mere rhetoric.

Source: Adoption decisions in England: Re B (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Appeal) and beyond.

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