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14 MAR 2018

FA v JR [2018] EWHC 381 (Fam)

FA v JR [2018] EWHC 381 (Fam)

(Family Division, Baker J, 28 February 2018)

Abduction – Habitual residence – Jurisdiction – Arts 8, 13, BIIA – s 8 Children Act 1989 – Appeal

The father’s appeal from a decision finding that the children were not habitually resident in England and Wales was dismissed.



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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.

Case No: 2017/0118
Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 381 (Fam)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 28 February 2018 

Before :

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE BAKER

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IN THE MATTER OF AG AND AB (CHILDREN)
AND IN THE MATTER OF COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) 2201/2003
AND IN THE MATTER OF THE FAMILY LAW ACT 1986
AND IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILDREN ACT 1989

Between :

FA
Appellant

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JR
Respondent

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Edward Devereux QC (who did not appear in the court below) (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the Appellant
Jacqueline Renton (who did not appear in the court below) (instructed by Barlow Robbins) for the Respondent

Hearing dates: 24 November 2017

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Judgment


Judgment:
FA v JR [2018] EWHC 381 (Fam).rtf
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