In Re T (A Minor) (Contact Order); In Re T (Adoption: Contact): CA 13 Jan 1995

A contact order which was not strictly necessary should not be made in adoption proceedings. Arrangements for contact should not be ‘imposed’ upon the adoptive parents but should be ‘left to their good sense so that they could be trusted to do what they believe to be in the best interests of their daughter.’ Butler-Sloss LJ indicated that the court could intervene in future and make an order if the adoptive parents were to behave unreasonably
Butler-Sloss LJ
Times 13-Jan-1995, [1995] 2 FLR 251
Adoption Act 1976
England and Wales
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CitedOxfordshire County Council v X and Others CA 27-May-2010
The LA, the guardian and adoptive parents appealed against an order that they should provide to the parents an annual photograph of the child. They contended that an image should only be made available to be viewed at the authority’s offices . .

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