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Re C (A Child) (Child Abduction : Parent's Refusal To Return With Child) [2021] EWCA Civ 1216

Date:11 AUG 2021
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(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Sir Andrew McFarlane P, Moylan, Arnold LJJ, 10 August 2021)

Abduction – Removal of child from France -  Failure to return after Covid 19 restrictions lifted – Hague Convention application – Return order granted on basis that mother would return with the child – Appeal – Whether judge entitled to make the finding the mother would not return – Art 13(b)

The mother’s appeal from a return order was dismissed.


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Neutral Citation Number:  [2021] EWCA Civ 1216
 

Case No: B4/2021/0653 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) 
ON APPEAL FROM  
Mr Justice Cohen 
FD20P00589 

Royal Courts of Justice 
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL 
 

Date: 10/08/2021 

Before : 

 
SIR ANDREW MCFARLANE (PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION) 
LORD JUSTICE MOYLAN 
and 

LORD JUSTICE ARNOLD 

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Re C (A Child) (Child Abduction: Parent’s refusal to return with child) 

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Teertha Gupta QC and Mr Michael Hosford-Tanner (instructed by A & N Care Solicitors) for the Appellant 
Christopher Hames QC and Mr Paul Hepher (instructed by Williams & Co) for the Respondent 
 

Hearing dates : 20th July 2021 

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Approved Judgment 
 
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 Judgment: Re C (A Child) [2021] EWCA Civ 1216

 

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