Re B (A Minor : Habitual Residence): FD 24 Aug 2016

Hayden J said: ‘In assessing whether a child has lost a pre-existing habitual residence and gained a new one, the court must weigh up the degree of connection which the child had with the state in which he resided before the move.’

Hayden J
[2016] EWHC 2174 (Fam), [2016] 4 WLR 156, [2016] WLR(D) 471
Bailii, WLRD
Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985, Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedRe C (Children) SC 14-Feb-2018
‘This appeal concerns the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. It raises general questions relating to:
(1) the place which the habitual residence of the child occupies in the scheme of that Convention, and . .

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Updated: 23 December 2021; Ref: scu.569170