(Family Division, Peel J, 1 February 2022)
Abduction – Hague Convention – Return order – Prompt return – Managed return order over period of time – Court power to power to impose conditions, adjourn proceedings or suspend order.
The Family Division made, among other things, an order for return of the child to Portugal, suspended pending the mother obtaining a visa to re-enter Portugal.
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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.
Neutral Citation Number:  EWHC 214 (Fam)
Case No: FD21P00445 & FD21P00447
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILD ABDUCTION AND CUSTODY ACT 1985 IN THE MATTER OF THE SENIOR COURTS ACT 1981
IN THE MATTER OF S (a boy, born on 04.09.2020)
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
Date: 1 February 2022
MR JUSTICE PEEL
Edward Bennett (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the Applicant
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Respondents appeared in person
Hearing dates: 26-28 January 2022
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.
Judgment: S (A Child)(1980 Hague Convention Stranding)  EWHC 214 (Fam)