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Secure Accommodation Orders and Deprivation of Liberty of Children and Young Persons

This talk by Alex Laing, barrister of Coram Chambers, addresses the law concerning secure accommodation orders and the deprivation of liberty of children and young people under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court (Running Time approximately 51 minutes with detailed accompanying notes. (CPD Guide: 2 hours)
















This talk is presented by Alex Laing, barrister of Coram Chambers.

A podcast audio lecture explaining the law and relevant case law relating to secure accommodation orders and the deprivation of liberty of children and young people under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court.

Topics covered include:

• In what sort of a case can a secure accommodation order be made?

• What is the test in light of comments of Macur LJ in W (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 804?

• In what sort of a case can a child instead be deprived of her liberty under the inherent jurisdiction?

• What is the test under the inherent jurisdiction?

• A problem – a big one

• Recent changes brought about by the Children and Social Work Act 2017

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Running time: 51 mins approx