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Re I-L (Children) (1996 Hague Child Protection Convention: Inherent Jurisdiction) [2019] EWCA Civ 1956

Date:20 NOV 2019
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(Court of Appeal, Moylan, Peter Jackson and Arnold LJJ, 15 November 2019)

Jurisdiction – Wrongful retention – Habitual residence

The Court of Appeal dismissed the father's appeal in relation to habitual residence and the mother's cross-appeal in relation to repudiatory retention but allowed the father's appeal in relation to the use of the court's inherent jurisdiction.

 


 

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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWCA Civ 1956

Case No: B4/2019/1888

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM
THE HIGH COURT FAMILY DIVISION
DEPUTY HIGH COURT JUDGE GEEKIE QC
FD19P00319

Royal Courts of Justice

Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 15/11/2019

Before:

LORD JUSTICE MOYLAN
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON and
LORD JUSTICE ARNOLD

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Re I-L (Children) (1996 Hague Child Protection Convention:Inherent Jurisdiction

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Miss D Fottrell QC and Miss E Jones (instructed by Rayden Solicitors) for the Appellant Father
Miss S King QC and Miss J Renton (instructed by Payne Hicks Beach Solicitors) for the Respondent Mother

Hearing date: 15th October 2019

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Approved Judgment

 

Judgment: Re I-L (Children)(1996 Hague Child Protection Convention: Inherent Jurisdiction) [2019] EWCA Civ 1956

 

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