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A & B v C [2018] EWHC 2048 (Fam)
Date:7 AUG 2018
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(High Court, Cohen J, 30 July 2018)

Private law children – Jurisdiction – Whether a non-parent who had been granted no right either by a court or by someone with parental rights could avail him or herself of Art 21 Hague Convention

The court found that both the maternal grandmother and maternal aunt’s applications fell within the scope of Art 21 Hague Convention.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 2048 (Fam)
Case No: FD19P00283
FD18P00252
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 30/07/2018

Before :

THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE COHEN

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Between :

A & B
Applicant

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C
Respondent

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Mr M Hosford-Tanner (instructed by A & N Care) for the Applicant Grandmother
Ms J Renton (instructed by JI Solicitors) for the Applicant Aunt
The Respondent appeared in person

Hearing dates: 30 July 2018

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Judgment Approved

This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family 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.


Judgment:
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