This volume contains the UK contributions to the XVI Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law held in Brisbane, Australia, in July 2002. The papers are self-standing chapters, which can be read together and in their own right. The collection offers detailed and up-to-date insights into current issues in the law of the United Kingdom. It includes topics as varied as the legitimacy of the judge, real and personal security, mediation and ADR, and copyright in an information age. Rather than offer chapters on each of the three UK jurisdictions, the volume presents either the position in the lead jurisdiction or that in a jurisdiction which has an interesting and distinctive position, which is not well covered in the existing literature.legitimate private contracts of adoption; and attempts to achieve adoptions in this way have been regarded by the courts as unenforceable.46 Given that vulnerable children and young people are the subject of the process of adoption, it seemsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Studies in UK law 2002|
|Publisher||:||British Inst of Intl & Comparative - 2002|