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Re E (Abduction: Article 13B Deferred Return Order) [2019] EWHC 256 (Fam)
Date:27 FEB 2019
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Law Reporter

(Family Division, Knowles J, 13 February 2019)

Abduction – Art 13(b), Hague Convention 1980 – Application for return order – Possibility of deferred return order

The father’s application for a return order was refused and the Art 13(b) defence under the Hague Convention 1980 had been made out.

 


 

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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 256 (Fam)

Case No: FD18P00220

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 13/2/2019

Before:

THE HONOURABLE MRS JUSTICE KNOWLES

Re E (Abduction: Article 13B Deferred Return Order)

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Mr James Turner QC (instructed by Dawson Cornwall) for the father, RM
Mr Christopher Hames QC and Mr Mark Jarman (instructed by Venters) for the mother, EP
Mr Michael Edwards (instructed by CAFCASS Legal) for the child, EM

Miss Victoria Green (instructed by the local authority) for the local authority.

Hearing dates: 21-25 January 2019

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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.

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THE HONOURABLE MRS JUSTICE GWYNNETH KNOWLES

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: Re E (Abduction: Article 13B Deferred Return Order) [2019] EWHC 256

 

 

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