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Medway Council v Root [2019] EWHC 669 (Fam) and Root v Medway Council [2019] EWHC 1640

Sep 12, 2019, 14:39 PM
Reporting restrictions – Committal application – Hyperlink to judgment – Video recording of judgment being read – Publishing judgment.
The Family Division found that the mother had breached the orders made, however, she was permitted to purge her contempt as the purposes for which committal had been sought had been achieved.
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(Theis J, Family Division, 25 February 2019 and 6 March 2019)

Reporting restrictions – Committal application – Hyperlink to judgment – Video recording of judgment being read – Publishing judgment.

The Family Division found that the mother had breached the orders made, however, she was permitted to purge her contempt as the purposes for which committal had been sought had been achieved.


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This judgment was handed down in open court. The anonymity of the children must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

The publication of this judgment is also subject to a Reporting Restrictions Order made on 11.05.18 so that this judgment OR HYPERLINKS OR CITATIONS TO THE JUDGMENT is not to be published: (a) in conjunction with any other material that names the children or identifies them by photograph or any other image; or (b) on any on-line page containing any other material that names the children or identifies them by photograph or image where the existence of that material is known to the publisher.

Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 669 (Fam)

Case No: ME16C01627

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 25/02/2019 and 6/03/2019

Before:

MRS JUSTICE THEIS
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Between:

Medway Council
Applicant

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Sara Jayne Root
Respondent

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Mr Edward Elliott (instructed by Medway CC) for the Applicant
Mr William Dean (instructed by Sternberg Reed) for the Respondent

Hearing dates: 20th & 25th February & 6th March 2019

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Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.

 

Judgments: Medway Council v Root [2019] EWHC 669 (Fam) and Root v Medway Council [2019] EWHC 1640

 

 

 

 


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