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Re E (Children) sub nom KE & Anor v SE & Ors [2011] UKSC 27

Judgment, published: 10/06/2011

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  • Appeals against (1) a collection order made in relation to the child at a hearing without notice to the father and (2) an order requiring the return of the child to Sweden the following day "unless … a court in Sweden makes an order that the child can remain in the ... father's care until the conclusion of the case". The first appeal was dismissed but the second appeal was allowed, the court saying that although the judge was rightly concerned to act quickly in the interests of the child, there was no reason in the present case to abandon the Hague Convention proceedings in favour of Article 20 of BIIA. Judgment, 23/06/2016, free
  • A wrongful removal case where the mother had taken the child to Wales without the permission of the Italian court or the father. Her appeal here was against a refusal to allow her to instruct an adult psychiatrist as an expert and against the order for return. The appeal on ground 1 was dismissed on the basis that the material before the court simply failed to establish that such an instruction was "necessary". The appeal against the order for return also failed. Judgment, 13/03/2014, free
  • Refusal of F's application for summary return of child wrongfully removed from the USA by M on the bases of i) the child's objections and ii) he had attained an age and degree of maturity at which it was appropriate for the court to take account of his views. Judgment, 22/04/2013, free
  • Father's application under the 1980 Hague Convention seeking summary return of his son to the USA succeeded. Judgment, 20/07/2018, free
  • Judgment, 26/08/2012, free
  • Judgment, 20/05/2014, free
  • In brief: A summary return order was made returning the child to Israel in circumstances where the mother (“M”) had not made out that the child would be at grave risk of psychological harm if returned and appropriate undertakings were given by the father (“F”) meaning that the child would remain in M’s care until the Family Court of Jerusalem had dealt with matters. Judgment, 14/06/2018, free
  • Case note, 10/06/2011, members only
  • Application under the Hague child abduction convention brought in London on behalf of a Bosnian father living in Copenhagen against the Slovakian mother who brought the child from Denmark to England. The mother defended these proceedings on the basis that the father consented to her bringing the child to England, alternatively that he acquiesced in his being here. The defences were dismissed and an order for return was made. Judgment, 06/03/2014, free
  • Case note, 02/12/2011, members only

Published: 10/06/2011


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