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16 MAY 2018

A Local Authority v M and N (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order - FGMPO) [2018] EWHC 870 (Fam)

A Local Authority v M and N (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order - FGMPO) [2018] EWHC 870 (Fam)

(Family Division, Hayden J, 19 April 2018)

Public law children – Female genital mutilation – Protection order – Sudanese father – Mother escaped Sudan while pregnant – Paternal family in favour of FGM – Whether an FGMPO should be granted prohibiting the baby girl’s removal from the UK

 An FGMPO was made in respect of the baby girl to prohibit her being removed from the UK.



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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 870 (Fam)
Case No: LV18F900194
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 19/04/2018 

Before:

MR JUSTICE HAYDEN

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Between :

A local Authority
Applicant
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(1) M
(2) N
(a child acting by her Children’s Guardian)
Respondents

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Lorraine Cavanagh (instructed by Legal Services) for the local Authority
Frances Heaton QC and Kate Burnell (instructed by MSB Solicitors) for the Mother
Ginette Fitzharris (instructed by Morecrofts Solicitors) for the child, N.

Hearing dates: 31 January, 22 February, 2 and 8 March 2018

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Judgment Approved 


Judgment:
A Local Authority v M and N (FGMPO) [2018] EWHC 870 (Fam).doc

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