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Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom

Book Chapter
Macfarlane, L. (2016)
Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. A. B. MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child : best interests, welfare and well-being, (149-164). (1). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
Article 3 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that in ‘all actions concerning children’ the ‘best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration’...

Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being

Book
E. E. Sutherland, & L. B. MacFarlane (Eds.), (2016)
Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is acknowledged as a landmark in the development of children's rights. Article 3 makes the child's best interests a primary consid...

‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’

Journal Article
Macfarlane, L. (2015)
‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’. Stellenbosch Law Review, 26(2), 424-442
This article addresses the right to life, survival and development, guaranteed to every child by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 6, within th...

Observations on the operation of Article 6 of the CRC in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2014, March)
Observations on the operation of Article 6 of the CRC in Scotland. Paper presented at Colloquium on the Rights of the Child
No abstract available.

What does 'impracticable' mean in family proceedings involving children?

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2009, June)
What does 'impracticable' mean in family proceedings involving children?. Paper presented at Research on Children's Views: Centre for Research on Families and Relationships
A consideration of the interpretation by Scottish courts of the possible 'impracticability' of taking the child's views in family court cases.

Children's Views in the Family Court Process

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2008, April)
Children's Views in the Family Court Process. Paper presented at Central Law Training, Child Law Conference
No abstract available.

Butterworths Scottish Family Law Service: Child Law Division 2005-2010

Other
Macfarlane, L. (2005)
Butterworths Scottish Family Law Service: Child Law Division 2005-2010
Loose leaf manual for specialist child and family law practitioners.