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C (Children) [2017] EWCA Civ 980

In brief: A case where the concept of "anticipatory retention" was recognised.

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Case note, published: 28/07/2017


See also

  • Father's appeal against a refusal by the judge to order the summary return of the children to Australia in circumstances where the father had agreed that the mother could stay in the UK with the children for a year. This lengthy judgment discusses the issue of anticipatory retention in detail, and the matter was sent back to the Family Division of the High Court before a different judge to determine the date of retention. Judgment, 13/07/2017, free

Published: 28/07/2017


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