(Court of Appeal, McCombe, Moylan, Leggatt LJJ, 16 April 2019)
Abduction – Retention – Non-Contracting State – Ongoing retention in UK – Whether the Hague Convention applied
The mother’s appeal from an order to return the child to Australia was dismissed.
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Neutral Citation Number:  EWCA Civ 672
Case No: B4/2019/0588
Royal Courts of JusticeStrand, London, WC2A 2LL
LORD JUSTICE LEGGATT
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Re H (Abduction: Retention in Non-Contracting State)
Mr C Hames QC & Mr M Edwards (instructed by Wilson Solicitors LLP) for the AppellantMr M Hosford-Tanner (instructed by Duncan Lewis Solicitors) for the Respondent
Hearing date: 11th April 2019
Judgment: Re H (Abduction: Retention in Non-Contracting State)  EWCA Civ 672