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Court of Appeal dismisses claim that Foetal Alcohol Syndrome is criminal offence

The Court of Appeal today (4 December 2014) dismissed the claim that Foetal Alcohol Syndrome constitutes a criminal offence. This means that a child born who was born with foetal alcohol syndrome is not legally entitled to compensation.

Read more about this important ruling on the BBC News website.

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Posted on Dec 4th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson