In re M and another (Minors) – WLR Daily

Posted December 7th, 2007 in child abduction, law reports by sally

In re M and another (Minors) [2007] UKHL 55

“The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 1980 had laid down the circumstances under which the return of a child who had been abducted from a contracting state could be refused, and it was neither necessary nor desirable that English courts should import an additional test of ‘exceptionality’ into the exercise of discretion provided for by the Convention.”

WLR Daily, 6th December 2007

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In re M and Another (Minors) – Times Law Reports

Posted December 6th, 2007 in child abduction, law reports by sally

In re M and Another (Minors)

House of Lords

“The circumstances under which a court should refuse to order the return of a child who had been abducted from a state subscribing to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 1980 had been laid down under the Convention itself and it was neither necessary nor desirable for English courts to add an additional test of ‘exceptionality’ over and above the requirements of the Convention.”

The Times, 6th December 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Appeal over children in Pakistan – BBC News

Posted November 15th, 2007 in child abduction, news, Pakistan, wardship by sally

“A High Court judge in London has issued an urgent plea for four Oxfordshire children being kept in Pakistan by their father to be returned to the UK.”

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BBC News, 14th November 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk