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When must you register a child?

Within 21 days as per the registration of births act 1965


Can you smack children?

Yes, as per reasonable chastisement.


Guest v Annan?

Father smacked 8 year old. Although justifiable, punishment had been excessive.


What is the current law?

As per section 51 of the 2003 act


Important example?

Locality Reporter v S

Mother slapped child, reported to Children’s Reporter. Held mother was not likely to cause unnecessary suffering or injury under 1937 Act