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CE v NE (C‑325/18 PPU and C‑375/18 PPU)

Date:26 SEP 2018
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Law Reporter

(Court of Justice of the European Union, 19 September 2018)

Public law children – Return order – Parents took children subject to care proceedings to Ireland – Orders made by Irish court for return – Appeal – Notice – Jurisdiction

The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling in cases where children had been taken from the jurisdiction to Ireland to avoid care proceedings.

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19 September 2018 (*)

(Reference for a preliminary ruling — Urgent preliminary ruling procedure — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial matters and in matters of parental responsibility — International child abduction — Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 — Article 11 — Application for return — Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 — Application for a declaration of enforceability — Appeal — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 47 — Right to an effective remedy — Time limit for bringing the appeal — Order authorising enforcement — Enforcement prior to service of the order)

In Joined Cases C 325/18 PPU and C 375/18 PPU,

TWO REQUESTS for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Court of Appeal (Ireland), made by decisions of 17 May 2018 (C 325/18 PPU) and 7 June 2018 (C 375/18 PPU), received at the Court on 17 May 2018 and 7 June 2018 respectively, in the proceedings

Hampshire County Council




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