The Children s Hearings Scotland Act 2011

Author: Brian Kearney
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
ISBN: 9781780432304
Format: PDF, Docs
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The provisions of the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act have completely re-organised the system and also introduced many new concepts and procedures. This book provides useful and accessible guidance to the many disciplines which are involved in the working of the systems, including panel members, social workers, reporters, safeguarders and advocacy workers, as well as judges, sheriffs, members of the Faculty of Advocates, solicitors, those involved in the training of panel members and other participants in the system. The Children's hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 - A User's Guide is an accessible text to both students and professionals. Content: Introduction; 1: The Basic Set-up; 2: The Grounds for Referral; 3: Who may attend a hearing; 4: What can happen before a Grounds Hearing; 5: What happens before a Grounds Hearing; 6: Possible pre-hearing panel; 7: What happens at a Grounds Hearing; 8: Reasons for decisions; 9: Safeguarders and Curators ad Litem; 10: Interim Compulsory Supervision Orders; 11: What happens before during and after referral to the Sheriff; 12: Appeals to the Sheriff against various decisions of Hearings; 13: Hearings on Review; 14: Miscellaneous.

Social Work with Children Young People and their Families in Scotland

Author: Steve Hothersall
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857257943
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This fully-updated and revised third edition addresses the changes to law and practice in relation to adoption and permanency, the children’s hearing system and the implications of the provisions of the Children and Young People (S) Act 2014 and other related matters, including the National Practice Model of GIRFEC. This is the only text to provide coverage of the new legal, policy and practice landscape of social work with children and families in Scotland, and as such, it is an indispensable guide for students, newly-qualified social workers, managers and practice teachers and a range of other professionals in health, education, the police and others in cognate disciplines.

Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Author: Elaine E. Sutherland
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108108040
Format: PDF, ePub
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The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is acknowledged as a landmark in the development of children's rights. Article 3 makes the child's best interests a primary consideration in all actions concerning children and requires States Parties to ensure their care and protection. This volume, written by experts in children's rights from a range of jurisdictions, explores the implementation of Article 3 around the world. It opens with a contextual analysis of Article 3, before offering a critique of its implementation in various settings, including parenting, religion, domestic violence and baby switching. Amongst the themes that emerge are the challenges posed by the content of 'best interests', 'welfare' and 'well-being'; the priority to be accorded them; and the legal, socioeconomic and other obstacles to legislating for children's rights. This book is essential for all readers who interact with one of the Convention's most fundamental principles.

Media Entertainment Law 2 e

Author: Ursula Smartt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317808169
Format: PDF
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Media and Entertainment Law presents a contemporary analysis of the law relating to the media and entertainment industry both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework. It provides a clear, current and comprehensive account of this exciting subject. Fully updated and revised, this second edition is one of the first texts to contain a full analysis of the Leveson Inquiry and the implications for our press and media that are arising from it. The new edition contains; a new chapter analysing the Defamation Act 2013; the Digital Economy Act 2010 which aimed to toughen up against copyright infringement online and has been subject to parliamentary review since coming into power; and the liability of internet service providers, including recent cases such as Tamiz vs Google 2012, which goes some way to define the extent to which an ISP may or may not be found liable for their bloggers content. With integrated coverage of Scots and Northern Irish law, Media and Entertainment Law also highlights comparisons with similar overseas jurisdictions, such as with the liability of ISPs where there are differences in both US and European law, in order to help students demonstrate an awareness of media laws, which may then influence UK legislation. Looking at key aspects such as TV and radio broadcasting, the print press, the music industry, online news and entertainment and social networking sites, this text provides detailed coverage of the key principles, cases and legislation as well as a critical analysis of regulatory bodies such as OFCOM and the new regulator for the UK's newspapers and magazines (and online editions), the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso). The text also provides the most comprehensive and up to date coverage of the law relating to Intellectual Property law for the entertainment industry with recent changes in EU law relating to performers' rights. See what goes behind the writing of Media & Entertainment Law: http://youtu.be/XiCGmnRDvb0

Scottish Family Law

Author: Kenneth McK. Norrie
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474401988
Format: PDF
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A clear and concise study and revision guide for students of family law in ScotlandCovering all the major legislation, Scottish Family Law is designed for new students of the subject. It gives you a framework for understanding how family law operates and will help you to prepare for your exams. Each chapter includes lists of essential facts and cases to illustrate how the rules described are applied in practice. Key FeaturesTakes full account of the substantial statutory developments in the field since the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 Covers two major recent Acts: the Childrens Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 and the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014Includes important new legislation such as the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008