YC v The United Kingdom: ECHR 13 Mar 2012

The court spelt out the stark effects of the proportionality requirement in its application to a determination that a child should be adopted.

4547/10 – Chamber Judgment, [2012] ECHR 3005
European Convention on Human Rights 8
CitedJohansen v Norway ECHR 7-Aug-1996
The court had to consider a permanent placement of a child with a view to adoption in oposition to the natural parents’ wishes.
Held: Particular weight should be attached to the best interests of the child, which may override those of the . .
CitedKearns v France ECHR 10-Jan-2008
The claimant, whilst pregnant, travelled from Ireland to, and gave birth in France, to use their system of anonymous registration. She wanted the child adopted, and, following the birth, the system whereby she could request the return of the child . .
Statement of FactsYC v The United Kingdom ECHR 21-Jul-2010
Statement of facts . .

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Human Rights, Adoption

Updated: 20 November 2021; Ref: scu.515354