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CONTACT: Re A (Contact) [2009] EWHC
Date:27 NOV 2009

(Family Division; Bodey J; 27 November 2009)

The father applied for the enforcement of a recognised foreign order. The mother applied for a new contact order. It was agreed by the parties that in reality this was a welfare decision, and not a question of enforcement. It was established that in Spain the father was a regular cocaine user and had physically abused the mother.

Judge enforced Spanish contact order and father is to have contact with the child in England every two months.