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Re A (A Child) [2020] EWCA Civ 731

Date:8 JUL 2020
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(Court of Appeal, Sir Ernest Ryder SP, King and Hickinbottom LJJ, 15 June 2020)

Female Genital Mutilation – Protection order – Jurisdiction

The Court of Appeal dismissed the Secretary of State's appeal and upheld the decision of the Family Court.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWCA Civ 731

Case No: B4/2019/2608

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY DIVISION OF THE HIGH COURT
Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division
NR18F5001

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 15/06/2020


Before:

THE SENIOR PRESIDENT OF TRIBUNALS
LADY JUSTICE KING
and
LORD JUSTICE HICKINBOTTOM

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Between:

The Secretary of State for the Home Department        
Appellant

- and -

A local authority
1st Respondent

-and-

Respondent Mother
2nd Respondent

-and-

Respondent Child
3rd Respondent

-and-

Respondent Father 
4th Respondent

 

Mr John McKendrick QC and Ms Claire van Overdijk (instructed by Government Legal) for the Appellant
Ms Amanda Weston QC, Mr James Holmes and Ms Naomi Wiseman (instructed by [a local authority] Legal) for the Respondent Local Authority
Ms Karon Monaghan QC and Ms Charlotte Proudman (instructed by Duncan Lewis) for the Respondent Mother
Ms Deirdre Fottrell QC, Ms Kathryn Cronin and Ms Artis Kakonge (instructed by Miles & Partners) for the Respondent Child
The Respondent Father neither appeared nor was represented

Hearing date: 12 March 2020


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Approved Judgment


Judgment:  Re A (A Child) [2020] EWCA Civ 731

 

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