wardship order

noun

  • Family Law

Definitions of wardship order

  • an order made by a court that a child or young person should be made a ward of court (=a child under the protection of the court because the parents are unable or unfit to look after that child)

    The making of a wardship order will automatically prohibit the removal of a child from the jurisdiction without permission of a court.

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