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Day: 26 September 2019

Parent’s consent to confine son to residential care, a breach of his human rights

Today, the Supreme Court handed down a judgment In the matter of D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42 involving the confinement of D, a young person aged 16,  to residential care. As the child lacks capacity or competence to make decisions about his residence and care, the court considered whether the confinement amounted to a […]