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Recognising the foreign adoption of a non-British citizen (Re N (A Child) (Recognition of foreign adoption))

Published on: 15 December 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Recognising the foreign adoption of a non-British citizen (Re N (A Child) (Recognition of foreign adoption))
  • Original news
  • Briefly, what was this case about?
  • What were the key issues in the case?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Valentine’s Settlement and the European Convention on Human Rights
  • The issues raised by the Secretary of State
  • The issue of the applicant mother’s domicile
  • The application to cross-examine N
  • To what extent does the judgment clarify the law in this area? Are there any grey areas or unresolved issues remaining?
  • More...

Article summary

Family analysis: Discussing the judgment in Re N (A Child), Kathryn Cronin, barrister and joint head of Garden Court Chambers, says the case is a detailed and very helpful analysis of the adoption recognition case authorities and clarifies the four criteria that must be satisfied in order for the court to grant recognition of a foreign adoption order. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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