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European methods of administrative law redress: Netherlands, Norway and Germany
(Department for Constitutional Affairs, 2004-11)
This report examines the profile of administrative law remedies in the Netherlands, Norway and Germany and makes some observations about the activities of regional European institutions in this field. For each jurisdiction ...
Child Abuse and Public Inquiry Methodologies
This chapter examines the development of public inquiries into child abuse and the various policy processes and methods deployed to support them. It contains two central propositions: firstly, that the ongoing Independent ...
An Evaluation of the Long-term Effectiveness of Mediation in Cases of International Parental Child Abduction
This research report focuses on capturing the long-term effectiveness of mediation as deployed by reunite, the UK's main NGO that provides advice on international parental child abduction cases brought under the Hague ...
The Potential and Promise of Communications Procedures under the Third Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child
(Martinus Nijhoff, 2013-11-15)
The Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (OP3-CRC) presents new opportunities for States and non-state actors/interest groups to advance the cause of children’s rights in the global context. ...
The Social Fund: Law and Practice
(Sweet & Maxwell, 2009)
This edition provides a detailed and authoritative account of the Social Fund, sometimes described as the ‘safety net’ of the social security system and sometimes criticised as a ‘lottery’. The book is divided into a ...
Time for a "Leggatt-style" review of the Ombudsman system?
The article argues that the “system” of ombudsmen that operates in the United Kingdom, together with the rapid evolution of internal complaints systems, has developed into a fundamental feature of the twenty-first century ...
External provider social loans: Joining-up financial inclusion and social fund reform.
(Sweet & Maxwell, 2010)
This article examines the way in which policy has been developed in relation to the recent reforms to the Social Fund, in particular the ‘‘external provider social loan’’ scheme; policy that has now found its way into ...
A better deal: the prospects for reform