J v C: CA 1 Jun 2006

Wall LJ said that section 8 was not to be used by courts to take authority over when a child was to be informed as to the identity of his father.


Wall LJ


Times 01-Jun-2006, [2007] Fam 1


Children Act 1989 8


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedIn re F (Children) (Declaration of Paternity) CA 25-Jul-2007
The mother appealed a decision that the court had power to decide whether the child should be told of its paternity.
Held: J -v- C had been dealing with particular procedural issues. The Family justice system in its protective function was . .
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Updated: 02 June 2022; Ref: scu.259155