(Supreme Court, Lords Lloyd-Jones, Hamblen, Leggatt, Burrows, Stephens, 19 March 2021)
Abduction – Asylum – Hague Convention 1980 proceedings for a return order – Pending asylum application by mother with child listed as a dependent – Whether Hague Convention proceedings could continue while asylum application undetermined
The Supreme Court allowed the mother’s appeal and held that the child could not be returned to South Africa under the Hague Convention 1980 while the asylum application was undetermined.
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Heard on 25, 26 and 27 January 2021
Judgment: G v G  UKSC 9