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16 JUL 2018

The Child and Family Agency (Ireland) v M & Ors [2018] EWHC 1581

Amarjit Atwal

Technical Editor

The Child and Family Agency (Ireland) v M & Ors [2018] EWHC 1581

(Family Division, Williams J, 22 June 2018)

Jurisdiction – Care proceedings - Child born in Ireland to Irish mother and Welsh father -  Whether proceedings should be transferred to Wales under Art 15 BIIA – Application outside of time limit

The court allowed the application.



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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.

Case No: FD18P00052

Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 1581 (Fam)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 22/06/2018

Before :

MR JUSTICE WILLIAMS

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Between :

The Child and Family Agency (Ireland)
Applicant

- and - 

M
1st Respondent

- and -

F
2nd Respondent

- and -

Denbighshire County Council
3rd Respondent

- and -

Flintshire County Council
4th Respondent

- and -

J
(by his Child’s guardian)
5th Respondent

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Henry Setright QC and Chris Barnes (instructed by Bindmans LLP) for the Child and Family Agency (Ireland)
James Holmes (instructed by Legal Services) for Denbighshire County Council
Aidan Vine QC and Annie Sayers (instructed by Legal Services) for Flintshire County Council
Melanie Carew (instructed by Cafcass Legal) for the child by his guardian


Hearing dates: 23rd of May and 5th June 2018

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Judgment 


Judgment: The Child and Family Agency (Ireland) v M & Ors [2018] EWHC 1581.rtf
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