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Transfer of proceedings under Article 15 of Brussels IIa and Articles 8 and/or 9 of the 1996 Hague Convention

Judicial Guidance issued by the President May 2016

  • This Guidance is being provided along with Guidance to HMCTS staff. Its principal purpose is to deal with the process for the registration of all applications and requests for transfer of jurisdiction as required by FPR 2010 r. 12.61(5).

    The Guidance provides an administrative/procedural context for the registration process and is not intended to provide guidance on legal issues arising from Articles 15, 8 or 9 or more generally.

Practice note, published: 16/05/2016



Published: 16/05/2016


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