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Children’s rights charity Article 39 has been granted permission for a judicial review of the Department for Education’s removal and dilution of children’s legal protections during the coronavirus pandemic.

The proceedings are to be expedited and a High Court hearing is expected to take place on 27 and 28 July. The Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 – also known as Statutory Instrument 445 – were laid before Parliament on 23 April and came into force the very next day.

Read the full article here: Local Government Lawyer

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