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British Nationality Act 1981

Statute, published: 30/12/1981

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  • Child arrangements application by biological father in order to secure his status in relation to the child under UK law, as he did not have parental responsibility, not being on the child's birth certificate. Judgment, 11/05/2017, free
  • Application by a same sex couple for parental orders in respect of twins born to a surrogate mother in the USA. At the end of the judgment, the judge emphasises the need for parental orders to be made promptly in respect of children born as a result of international surrogacy agreements. Judgment, 28/05/2013, free
  • Father's application under Hague Convention 1980 seeking an order for the summary return of his children to Australia. The court found that the children were habitually resident in the UK at the date on which the children were allegedly 'wrongfully retained' and it followed that the children were not wrongfully retained at all. The father's application therefore failed. Judgment, 27/01/2017, free

Published: 30/12/1981


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