Boyle v The United Kingdom: ECHR 28 Feb 1994

The court considered whether a family relationship could exist where the individuals were not cohabiting: ‘cohabitation is . . not a prerequisite for the maintenance of family ties which are to fall within the scope of the concept of ‘family life’. Cohabitation is a factor amongst many others, albeit often an important one, to be taken into account when considering the existence or otherwise of family ties.’
16580/90, (1994) 19 EHRR 179, [1994] ECHR 9
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The applicant, an 8 year old boy, became part of his Indian family who lived in England, through an adoption recognised in Indian Law, but not in English Law. Though the adoption was genuine, his family ties had not been broken in India. The family . .

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Updated: 29 August 2021; Ref: scu.165305