The expression "a... history of absconding" in s.23(5) Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1991) was satisfied when a young person was absent for a period of two days and two nights from the foster home at which he had been placed after his earlier remand to local authority accommodation.

DC (Leggatt LJ, McCullough J)


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