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  • Technical notice covering civil legal cases that involve EU countries says UK will fall back on rules that it adopts with non-EU countries News, 14/09/2018, free
  • The International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance 2007) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 News, 14/09/2018, free
  • Father's application to order the mother to return the child to the UK after she had wrongfully removed her to Russia was refused. Judgment, 20/08/2018, free
  • The judge refused to register a Russian order which ordered the child to be returned to Russia on the bases that i) the child had not been heard; ii) she would be separated from her mother and her new family because the mother could not go back to Russia as she was at risk of imprisonment. Judgment, 10/08/2018, free
  • In brief: The High Court ordered a child's return to England under BIIR following a non-return order being made summarily under the Hague Convention on civil aspects of international child abduction. The case highlights how a review under BIIR can lead to the reversal of a non-return order made summarily under different legislation and clarifies the framework within which the court determines applications in these circumstances. Judgment, 06/08/2018, free

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