Duty of Care Child in UK Law

  • UK’s Proposed “Online Harms” Compliance and Enforcement Regime Will Target Platforms
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    UK publishes White Paper with hard-hitting regulatory proposals to tackle online harms. On 8 April 2019, the Home Office and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published an “Online...
    ...... Key Changes. . Duty of care to users. The headline legal change is ... list of harms, including those affecting children (such as exploitation and abuse) and those ......
  • Public Authority Liability Update - Summer 2011 - A Tale Of Two Strike Outs
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... an attempt by a claimant to impose a duty of care on a social services department in ... the principle that when investigations into child abuse are being undertaken by a local authority, ......
  • The IICSA Considers Mandatory Reporting Of Child Sexual Abuse
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Yet previously only individuals in a position of care/responsibility over children had a statutory duty of care which extended ......
  • Social Service Claims - A Handy Guide
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......In Lister, the abuser was the warden at a. children's home and the House of Lords found there was ...case since the only breach of duty issue is whether the claimant. was indeed abused. ...the case of AB & Ors v Nugent Care Society and GR v. Wirral MBC, Court of Appeal ......
  • Negligence in Regulatory Investigations
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... accountant could owe Mr Miller any duty to take care in . conducting his ... an order cancelling her registration as a child minder. The . claimant successfully ......
  • Guarding Against Incompetence
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... for the failures of the four lifeguards on duty at the time to supervise the pool and exercise ... for failing to exercise proper parental care. Held. The Health and Safety Commission ... by failing to identify the Claimant as a child at risk and by failing to keep him under ......
  • Corporate Manslaughter: A Brief Summary Of The New Offence
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......amounts to a gross breach of a relevant duty of care owed to that person. An organisation ..., military, policing, emergency and child-protection activities and specify that any duty ......
  • Firm Stance Saves Millions For Local Authorities
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...VL (a Child suing by her Litigation Friend the Official ... Various Care Orders were made, the effect of which was that ... be "fair, just and reasonable" to impose a duty in the circumstances. The Judge concluded that ......
  • Doctor/Patient confidentiality and failure to disclose genetic risk of Huntington’s Disease (UK)
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    A pregnant woman in the UK has sued a hospital and mental facility for failing to inform her that she had, through her father, a high risk of suffering from Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s Disea...
    ......A child of a parent with Huntington’s disease has a 50% ...The main aspect of this case relates to the duty owed by a doctor to keep confidential the secrets ... with Huntington’s disease a duty of care to disclose the inherited condition to a child, ......
  • DCMS Online Harms white paper and regulation of internet companies
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Online content in the UK is to be regulated by a new internet regulator. A white paper consultation was published on 8 April 2019 by the UK government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport...
    ......The proposals include a new “duty of care” for internet companies. It focuses ecially on combatting online child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA) and ......
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