DL and Another v London Borough of Newham: Admn 27 May 2011

The Claimants sought judicial review of i) the decision of the Defendant to give them a notice under section 35(2) of the 2002 Act, the effect of which was to require them to return K to the Defendant, and ii) the decision of the Defendant not to return K to their day to day care with a view to his adoption by them. The Claimants’ ultimate aim was to adopt K.


Charles J


[2011] EWHC 1127 (Admin)




Adoption and Children Act 2002 35(2), Human Rights Act 1998 3, European Convention on Human Rights 8


England and Wales

Adoption, Human Rights

Updated: 12 April 2022; Ref: scu.440229