A Borough Council v YZ and others

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. The child, on the father's admission, had been battered on several occasions, between birth and the age of four months. The court was asked to decide on the scale or degree of the mother's knowledge of what the father was doing. The Family Division held that it was satisfied that the mother had known that the father had been harming their daughter, but for certain reasons, she chose not to take any action to protect her.

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