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Reporting restrictions - Care proceedings - s. 12 Adminstration of Justice Act 1960 - Disclosure - Anonymised judgments - Contra mundum order to protect medical expert witnesses, treating doctors, social workers and other witnesses in care proceedings - Interim orders - Practice and procedure - s. 12 Human Rights Act 1998 -Duration of order - Requirement of notice
Confidential information - breach of confidence - final injunction against defendant - third party applying to use documents confidential to the claimant obtained from defendant - whether use of such documents by third party a contempt of court
Family proceedings - press restrictions - celebrities - prohibition on taking or publishing photographs of children - prohibition on parents communicating with news media about each other or about children - prohibition on publishing order or summary of order - application by newspaper to discharge or vary court's order to permit publication of summary of court's decision