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Elatawna v Elatawna and the Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWHC 2165 (Fam)
Date:4 SEP 2017
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(Family Division, Mostyn J, 25 August 2017)

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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 2165 (Fam)
Case No: FD17P00020
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 25/08/2017

Before:

MR JUSTICE MOSTYN

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Between:

Farhan Elatawna
Applicant

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Yasmin Elatawna
Respondent

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Secretary of State for the Home Department
Intervener

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Jacqueline Renton (instructed by The International Family Law Group LLP) for the Applicant
Henry Setright QC & Brian Jubb (instructed by MSB Solicitors) for the Respondent
Alan Payne & Robert Cohen (instructed by Government Legal Department) for the Intervener

Hearing date: 8 August 2017

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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.

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MR JUSTICE MOSTYN

The judge does not authorise publication of the judgment at this stage, and will receive submissions as to anonymisation.


Judgment: 
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