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Whether it is in the best interests of a child to give evidence in a foreign trial (Re X (wardship) (foreign proceedings: child’s evidence))

Published on: 04 March 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Whether it is in the best interests of a child to give evidence in a foreign trial (Re X (wardship) (foreign proceedings: child’s evidence))
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Family analysis: Katherine Duncan, barrister at Garden Court Chambers, explains how the court, in Re X, carried out a balancing exercise in determining whether a child, who was ward of the court, should be permitted to travel out of the jurisdiction to give evidence at a foreign criminal trial. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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