Walthan Forest London Borough v AD

Child – Court proceedings in relation to child. The local authority sought a reporting restrictions order in resepct of a child whose mother had been purportedly murdered by her father. The child was in care whilst her father awaited trial for the murder. The press association opposed the order on the basis that among other things there was insufficient evidence of harm to the child she was named. The Family Division held that the application would be refused.

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