The prospect of vaccinations for young people (citizens under the age of 16) is likely to be one of the most controversial potential battlegrounds yet. Should the vaccination programme be rolled out to the under 16’s then parental consent becomes a live issue.
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Latest articles from Amanda Masson
It is now over a week since Bill and Melinda Gates announced the end of their marriage. There has been much interest in the media around issues including their vast wealth, whether they can continue to operate their Foundation , the phenomenon of divorce rates rising among the so called “silver separators”.
This article will focus upon family trusts; in particular, when may setting up a family trust be appropriate as young people begin to contemplate marriage, and how are trusts treated in the context of separation and divorce?
With the Children (Scotland) Act 2020 on the books, Amanda Masson and Christopher Agnew look at some landmark cases for developments under the 1995 Act and highlight some areas in which the new Act takes the law forward. As practitioners begin to work with the Children (Scotland) Act 2020, now is a good time to reflect on how child law has developed over the last 25 years, and to consider what further developments may be in store.
As practitioners begin to work with the Children (Scotland) Act 2020, now is a good time to reflect upon how child law has developed over the last 25 years, and to consider what further developments may be in store. The law of parent and child is a specialist area in itself, with some areas within that specialism being worthy of an article of their own.