DL & Anor v London Borough of Newham  EWHC 1890 (Admin)
Community Care- Adoption – Notice of Removal – Article 8
Notice of removal of a child from those seeking to adopt the child was not a breach of their Article 8 rights, as the removal of the child was more than likely to occur with or without this notice.
7 September 2011
(1) Further to a decision made in the Administrative Court on 27 May 2011 as to the adoption of a child, this hearing sought to address the remaining issues. The local authority had reconsidered the question whether K (the child) should be returned to the Claimants, and so be placed with them with a view to his adoption by them. The decision reached by the local authority was that K should not be returned to the Claimants.
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