chapter  19
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Child Protection: Wardship, the Inherent Jurisdiction and the CA 1989

But the compre hens ive code at which the CA 1989 aimed owed its major inspir a tion to wardship, though the inten tion was that it should replace most of ward ship’s former func tions, not supple ment them. For example, there were proph ecies that ward ship would wither away, then disap pear when CA 1989 took over those of its remedial func tions which could be trans ferred to stat utory provi sion.