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YP (Adoption of 18 Year Old) [2021] EWHC 3168 (Fam)

Date:21 MAR 2022
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(Family Division, Arbuthnot J, 26 November 2021)

Adoption – Home requirement – Applicant Swiss national resident in London – Child solely based and educated in Switzerland in six-months prior to application – Concept of ‘home’.

The Family Division, in making the adoption order sought by the applicant, held that such an order was in the child’s best interests and that the ‘home’ requirement in s 42(3) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 had been met.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWHC 3168 (Fam)

Case No: ZC21Z00026

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE


FAMILY DIVISION

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION AND CHILDREN ACT 2002 AND IN THE MATTER OF YP (DOB: 04.02.2003)

Royal Courts of Justice

Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 26/11/2021

Before:

MRS JUSTICE ARBUTHNOT

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Between:

A
Applicant

– and –

R
First 
Respondent

– and –

YP
Second R
espondent

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Mr Andrew Powell (instructed by Hughes Fowler Carruthers) for the Applicant The First Respondent appeared in person Ms Ruth Cabeza (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the Second Respondent

Hearing dates: 26th October 2021

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Approved Judgment

Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties' representatives and any litigants in person by email.  The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10:30am on 26th November 2021.

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MRS JUSTICE ARBUTHNOT
 
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: YP (Adoption of 18 Year Old) [2021] EWHC 3168 (Fam)

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