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Can the court strike out or summarily dismiss Hague Convention applications?

Can the court strike out or summarily dismiss Hague Convention applications?
Published on: 23 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Can the court strike out or summarily dismiss Hague Convention applications?
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  • What is the background to the case?
  • What were the key issues before the court?
  • How does this build on existing case law?
  • What are the practical implications of this decision?
  • Are there any unresolved issues in this area of law?

Article summary

Family analysis: Do courts have the power to strike out or summarily dismiss applications under the Hague Convention and, if so, in what circumstances? Richard Harrison QC, of 1 King’s Bench Walk, examines the Family Division’s approach in the recent case of Re D (Children) (Child Abduction: Practice). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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