R (a Child), Birmingham City Council v LR (MRR’s Mother) and others: CA 20 Dec 2006

The court considered the special guardianship provisions as inserted into the 1989 Act.
Held: An individual who needed leave from the court before applying for a special guardianship order had to do so before giving notice to the local authority of his intention to apply for a special guardianship order.
Lord Justice Thorpe, Lord Justice Tuckey and Lord Justice Wall
[2006] EWCA Civ 1748, Times 29-Dec-2006, [2007] Fam 41, [2007] 2 WLR 1130, [2007] 1 FLR 564, [2007] 1 FCR 121
Children Act 1989 14A 14B 14C 14D 14E 14F, Special Guardianship Regulations 2005 (SI 2005 / 1109)
England and Wales

Updated: 12 April 2021; Ref: scu.247480