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M & L (Children) [2016] EWHC 2535 (Fam)

In a tweet: High Court makes request to exercise jurisdiction under Article 9 1996 Hague Convention

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Case note, published: 07/11/2016

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  • The first reported judgment in this country concerning the power to submit a request to the court of another country (in this case Norway) for authorisation to exercise jurisdiction under Article 9 of the 1996 Hague Convention. Here, the UK court said that they were better placed in the particular case to assess the child's best interests and therefore that the request would be made. Judgment, 21/10/2016, free

Published: 07/11/2016

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