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Re P (A Child) (Abduction : Inherent Jurisdiction) [2021] EWCA Civ 1171

Date:4 AUG 2021
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(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Henderson, Peter Jackson, Arnold LJJ, 28 July 2021)

Abduction – Child removed from USA by father – Child and father lived with paternal grandparents in India since 2017 – Father arrested in UK – Mother applied for child’s return to USA

The mother’s application for a return order was refused and the child was ordered to return to India.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWCA Civ 1171

Case No: B4/2021/0645

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT (FAMILY DIVISION)
Ms Clare Ambrose (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

FD20P00625

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 28 July 2021

Before :

LORD JUSTICE HENDERSON
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
and

LORD JUSTICE ARNOLD

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Re P (A Child) (Abduction / Inherent Jurisdiction)

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Sarah Lucy Cooper (instructed by A L Law Associates) for the Appellant Mother
Paul Hepher (instructed by Thompson & Co Solicitors Ltd) for the Respondent Father
Michael Gration (instructed by CAFCASS Legal) for the Respondent Child by their Children’s Guardian

Hearing date : 22 June 2021

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Approved Judgment

Covid-19 Protocol:  This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email, release to BAILII and publication on the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website.  The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10:30am on Wednesday, 28 July 2021.

Judgment: Re P (A Child)(Abduction Inherent Jurisdiction) [2021] EWCA Civ 1171

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