Bedfordshire Police Constabulary v RU and Another: FD 26 Jul 2013

The court was asked whether a police force can apply for committal for alleged breach of a forced marriage protection order made under Part 4A of the Family Law Act 1996 when the police were not the applicants who had obtained the relevant order.
Held: That the police force could not; it lacked standing to make the application.

Holman J
[2013] EWHC 2350 (Fam)
Family Law Act 1996
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedJones, Re (Alleged Contempt of Court) FD 21-Aug-2013
The Solicitor General sought the committal of the respondent for alleged contempt of court. There had been repeated litigation between the respondent and her former husband as to whether the children should live in Spain with the father or in Wales . .

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Police, Contempt of Court, Family

Updated: 06 December 2021; Ref: scu.513767