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Re H (Abduction: Retention In Non-Contracting State) [2019] EWCA Civ 672
Date:24 APR 2019
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Law Reporter

(Court of Appeal, McCombe, Moylan, Leggatt LJJ, 16 April 2019)

Abduction – Retention – Non-Contracting State – Ongoing retention in UK – Whether the Hague Convention applied

The mother’s appeal from an order to return the child to Australia was dismissed.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWCA Civ 672

Case No: B4/2019/0588

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM
HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
MR JUSTICE MOSTYN

FD18P00796

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 16/04/2019

Before:

LORD JUSTICE McCOMBE
LORD JUSTICE MOYLAN and

LORD JUSTICE LEGGATT

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Re H (Abduction: Retention in Non-Contracting State)

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Mr C Hames QC & Mr M Edwards (instructed by Wilson Solicitors LLP) for the Appellant
Mr M Hosford-Tanner (instructed by Duncan Lewis Solicitors) for the Respondent

Hearing date: 11th April 2019

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