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The Children's ACT 1989
Susan Luke
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The Children's ACT 1989

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The Cleveland affair and the problems of child abuse which it uncovered have made the whole area of the legal protection of children topical and controversial. There has been a consensus that legislation is required and the Children Act 1989 is the product of much of this concern. The major changes introduced by the Act include new emergency protection orders, new ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published December 1st 1990 by Gaunt
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Nina Milton
Oct 29, 2014 Nina Milton rated it liked it
I think Ian McEwan might be in a bit of a fallow period. I've read Chesil Beach, and Solar, and found the first distasteful and the second a bit of a piss-take; very funny, but rather disquieting, seeing it's remit, which was to write something about climate change. Sweet Tooth has been described on goodreads as 'boring'. Anyway, I started The Children Act with optimism and in a lot of ways I was rewarded. I enjoyed the factual details about Fiona Maye's job as a High Court judge in the family ...more
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