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22 NOV 2017

Re X (A Child) (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order) (Restrictions on Travel) [2017] EWHC 2898 (Fam)

Re X (A Child) (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order) (Restrictions on Travel) [2017] EWHC 2898 (Fam)

(Family Division, Russell J, 15 November 2017)

Public law children – Female genital mutilation – Protection order – Travel restrictions

The female genital mutilation protection order was continued and restrictions placed on the child’s travel outside the UK.



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MS JUSTICE RUSSELL 

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.

Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 2898 (Fam)

Case No: FD16F07013
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILDREN ACT 1989
IN THE MATTER OF THE SENIOR COURTS ACT 1981
AND IN THE MATTER OF THE FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION ACT 2003
AND IN THE MATTER OF X (A Girl) (born on 22nd August 2016)


Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 15/11/2017

Before:

MS JUSTICE RUSSELL
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Between:

Hertfordshire County Council
Applicant

and

M
1st Respondent

and

F
2nd Respondent

and

X
(A Child by her guardian)
3rd Respondent

James Holmes (instructed by Hertfordshire CC) for the Local Authority
Sharon Love (instructed by Duncan Lewis) for the 1st Respondent
Alistair Perkins (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the 2nd Respondent
Victoria Green (instructed by Cafcass Legal) for the 3rd Respondent
Hearing dates: 24th to 16th May/30th August and 8th September 2017

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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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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 X (A Child)(Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order) [2017] EWHC 2898 (Fam).rtf
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