FASD & the Justice System

BC (Superintendent of Family and Child Service) v DS (1983) 47 BCLR 324, 1983 CanLII 517 (SC) (Davies J.); (1985) 63 BCLR 104, 1985 CanLII 452 (CA)

Application by Superintendent to quash order granting access of mother to child – child with FAS – mother with chronic alcohol dependency, child with special needs – issue is whether court had jurisdiction to grant access to mother (didn’t)