In Re C (A Minor) (Adoption – Freeing Order): FD 26 Oct 1998

The court can in exceptional circumstances exercise its inherent jurisdiction to revoke a freeing order on the application of the mother even though she had said she had no wish to be involved in the child’s future. A statutory lacuna was creating orphans.


Times 26-Oct-1998, Gazette 25-Nov-1998


Adoption Act 1976 18(6)


Updated: 08 April 2022; Ref: scu.81776