In re D (a Child): FD 2006

The father sought the return of his son to Romania. The mother had brought him here without the father’s consent. The father said that a Romanian court had ordered his return, but the expert evidence as to the effect of the order was conflicting.
Held: The child was to be returned to Romania.

Hedley J
[2006] EWHC 609 (Fam)
Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985, Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 1980
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromIn re D (A Child) CA 25-May-2006
The mother had unlawfully brought her son here from Romania, and now appealed an order for his return.
Held: The appeal was dismissed. . .
At first instanceIn re D (A Child), (Abduction: Rights of Custody) HL 16-Nov-2006
The child had been born to parents who married and later divorced in Romania. The mother brought him to England without the father’s consent, and now appealed an order for his return.
Held: The mother’s appeal succeeded. The Convention . .

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Updated: 06 December 2021; Ref: scu.246404