Daily Archives: 2011-08-27

Can a child without a birth certificate be forcibly removed from the parents’ care?

Sarah sent a Freedom Of Information (FOI) request to Torbay Borough Council.


Qu.: Dear Torbay Borough Council, If a parent has not registered a child’s birth, does Torbay Council have any ability/right to forcibly remove that child from the parents’ care without a parent’s permission?

Ans.: No.


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