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Legal analysis of child rights in England and Wales

This legal guide focuses on the implementation of Article 1 on the definition of the child and the minimum legal age defined by national legislation for exercising certain rights, such as medical treatment without parent consent, and Article 40 on the administration of juvenile justice.  

The guide includes:

  • existing child rights legislation which implements provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child,
  • child rights jurisprudence, and
  • possible avenues for seeking redress for breaches of children's rights
  • Read the legal analysis here

    Summaries of child rights case law for England and Wales 

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