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FX and MJX v CAFCASS Legal [2020] EWHC 1227 (Fam)

Date:7 JUN 2020
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(Family Court, Judd J, 18 May 2020)

Adoption – Foreign adoption – Inherent jurisdiction

The Family Court made the declaration sought under the inherent jurisdiction, and dismissed the application under section 57 of the Family Law Act 1986, although another application could be successful at a later time.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWHC 1227 (Fam)

Case No: FD19P00678
FD20P00028

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

FAMILY COURT

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 18/05/2020

Before :

THE HONOURABLE MRS JUSTICE JUDD DBE

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Between :

F X and M J X
Applicants

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CAFCASS LEGAL
Advocate to the court

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Ms Ruth Cabeza (instructed by Helen Blackburn of The International Family Law Group LLP) for the Applicants
Christopher Osborne, (Cafcass Legal) as Advocate to the court

Hearing date: 9th March 2020

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JUDGMENT

If this 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.

Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment will be handed down by the judge remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email and release to Bailii. The date and time for hand-down will be deemed to be 10am on 18 May 2020. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down will be automatically sent to counsel shortly afterwards

THE HONOURABLE MRS JUSTICE JUDD DBE

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: FX and MJX v Cafcass Legal [2020] EWHC 1227 (Fam)

 

 

 

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