Tag Archives: Child Abduction

Hague Convention: Supreme Court Confirms the Concept of ‘Repudiatory Retention’ in Child Abduction Cases

Re C (Children)(Abduction: Rights of Custody)[2018] UKSC 8 (14 February 2018) Turning on the controversial subject of child abduction, this case divided the Supreme Court on the outcome on the facts. But otherwise, the Justices concurred on key points of principle … Continue reading

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Children and Conflicts between Courts

In the Matter of S (a Child) [2012] UKSC 10 (14 March 2012)  This case is about a relationship which became sour. A two-year old child, “W”, was involved and the UK Supreme Court unanimously declined to return the child to Australia … Continue reading

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