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care order

a court order committing the care of a child to a local authority. The authority has the same powers and duties as a parent or guardian, except that it cannot alter the child's religion or consent to an adoption. While a care order is in force, the rights and powers of the parents or guardian are overridden. In Scotland a different system applies whereby a reporter investigates matters and, if appropriate, brings the case before a children's hearing where, if matters are established, the court can order supervision of the child or order it to reside in a residential establishment.
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But he added: "It does not follow from threshold criteria being established that a care order will necessarily be made and there are obvious issues to be considered about whether long-term foster care or adoption is to be preferred.
It also said "there is no need to uphold the care order as the measures taken are considered to be sufficient in that the uncle is to take over the care of the children.
Of them, 26 have been voluntarily accommodated and 18 were subject to care orders.
In a devastating ruling at the Royal Courts of Justice this week, the couple, who we are calling Tania and Stephen, had their appeal against a care order made last month rejected.
Teresa Madden, a senior social worker, said the child, who was the subject of a Care Order long with his two brothers, aged 4 and 3, and 12-year-old sister, was taken to Selly Oak Hospital for treatment.
A spokesman for Liverpool city council said: "Before any child can be adopted, a care order has to be granted by the courts.
For example, nearly every order under the existing paper system flowed through the nurse or unit clerk, who would then send a paper copy to an appropriate department, schedule a test using the telephone or enter a nursing care order into the "Cardex.
Since the crash, the girl - who is under a West Lothian Council supervision care order and cannot be named - has had a series of operations to rebuild her spine.
The baby had been taken to hospital under an emergency care order after an alleged disturbance at his home.
After the hearing at Birmingham, where Flintshire County Council is fighting for the twins to be made wards of court, the interim care order remained in force.
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The family law court in Ennis, Co Clare, was due to hear an application from the CFA to extend further an interim care order for the girl.