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  • 1994 | HC/E/UKe 119 | UNITED KINGDOM - ENGLAND AND WALES | First Instance |
    Re N. (Child Abduction: Jurisdiction) [1995] Fam 96
    Languages
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    Summary available in EN | FR | ES
    Grounds

    Aims of the Convention - Preamble, Arts 1 and 2 | Role of the Central Authorities - Arts 6 - 10

    Article(s)

    7 8 11

    Ruling

    The court granted an order that the child should be restored into the care of the mother if he arrived within the jurisdiction in the immediate future.

  • 1993 | HC/E/AU 254 | AUSTRALIA | Appellate Court |
    Police Commissioner of South Australia v. Temple (No 2) (1993) FLC 92-424
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Undertakings

    Article(s)

    11 12

    Ruling

    Appeal allowed and return ordered, with the imposition of far reaching undertakings being refused. The Australian implementing legislation did not empower a court to place conditions on the return of a child.

  • 1999 | HC/E/CA 752 | CANADA | Appellate Court |
    Finizio v. Scoppio-Finizio (1999), 46 O.R. (3d) 226 (C.A.)
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR | ES
    Grounds

    Rights of Custody - Art. 3 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Undertakings | Issues Relating to Return | Procedural Matters

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 11 12 13(1)(b)

    Ruling

    Appeal allowed and return ordered; the removal was wrongful and none of the exceptions had been proved to the standard required under the Convention.

  • 2008 | HC/E/CA 852 | CANADA | Appellate Court |
    Cannock v. Fleguel, [2008] O.J. NO. 4480
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 11 12 13(1)(b) 16

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed and return ordered; a grave risk of harm for the purposes of Article 13(1)(b) had not been established to the standard required by the Convention.

  • 2001 | HC/E/USf 386 | UNITED STATES - FEDERAL JURISDICTION | Appellate Court |
    March v. Levine, 249 F.3d 462 (6th Cir. 2001)
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Aims of the Convention - Preamble, Arts 1 and 2 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    1 3 11 12 13(1)(b) 14

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed and return ordered; the removal was wrongful and the trial court had not erred in its refusal to apply the fugitive disentitlement doctrine.

  • 2009 | HC/E/CH 1075 | SWITZERLAND | Superior Appellate Court |
    5A_427/2009, IIe cour civile, arrêt du TF du 27 juillet 2009
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Jurisdiction Issues - Art. 16 | Procedural Matters

    Article(s)

    1 3 11 16 26

  • 2010 | HC/E/CZ 1159 | European Court of Human Rights (ECrtHR) |
    Macready c. République tchèque (Requêtes Nos 4824/06 et 15512/07)
    Languages
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    Summary available in EN | FR
    Grounds

    European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

    Article(s)

    1 3 7 11 12 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 13(2) 16 21 13(3)

    Ruling

    Unanimous: infringement of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR); award of damages on the basis of Article 41 of the ECHR.

  • 2010 | HC/E/FR 1164 | LUXEMBOURG | Superior Appellate Court |
    Cour de cassation, 6 mai 2010, No 32/10
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Procedural Matters

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    1 2 3 11 18 29

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed; the father had applied for return only in the event that he should be awarded custody of the children.

  • 2013 | HC/E/LU 1307 | LUXEMBOURG | First Instance |
    Tribunal d'arrondissement de Diekirch, 16 juillet 2013, Référé No 183/2013
    Languages
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    Summary available in FR
    Grounds

    Rights of Custody - Art. 3 | Objections of the Child to a Return - Art. 13(2)

    Order

    Return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 11 12 13(2) 17

  • 2012 | HC/E/GR 1246 | GREECE | Appellate Court |
    Court of Appeal of Thessaloniki, decision 2207, 3 December 2012
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | ES
    Grounds

    Removal and Retention - Arts 3 and 12 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Appeal allowed, return refused

    Article(s)

    1 3 5 11 12 13(1)(b) 14 16 17 29

    Ruling

    Appeal upheld and return refused; the retention was wrongful, but a return to the United Kingdom would expose the child to a grave risk of physical, and most importantly, psychological harm.

  • 2015 | HC/E/GE 1349 | European Court of Human Rights (ECrtHR)
    G.S. v. Georgia (Application No 2361/13)
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    No summary available
    Grounds

    European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

    Order

    ECrtHR - Violation of Article 8 ECHR, award of damages

    Article(s)

    2 11 13(1)(b)

    Synopsis

    1 child wrongfully retained at age 6 – National of Ukraine – Unmarried parents – Father national of Georgia and Ukraine – Mother national of Ukraine – Child lived in Ukraine until July 2010 – Application for return filed with the Central Authority of Ukraine in October 2010 – Return refused before application to ECtHR on 28 December 2012 – Violation of Art. 8 ECHR – EUR 8,300 awarded in damages – The reasoning of the Georgian Supreme Court regarding Art. 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Child Abduction Hague Convention was insufficient and misconceived - The child's best interests in view of the specific circumstances of the case were not properly determined

  • 2015 | HC/E/PL 1350 | European Court of Human Rights (ECrtHR)
    R.S. v. Poland (Application No 63777/09)
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    No summary available
    Grounds

    European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

    Order

    ECrtHR - Violation of Article 8 ECHR, award of damages

    Article(s)

    3 11 17

    Synopsis

    2 children wrongfully retained at ages 6 and 10 – Married parents – Father national of Poland – Mother national of Poland – Joint custody excercised in Switzerland – Children lived in Switzerland – Application for return filed with the Central Authority of Switzerland on 24 October 2008 – Application dismissed before application to ECtHR on 1 December 2009 – Violation of Art. 8 ECHR – EUR 11,800 awarded in damages – The Polish courts had not taken into account the legitimate interests of the applicant in an adequate or fair manner in the judicial proceedings; i.a. improperly relying on a Polish interim custody order to consider the retention lawful

  • 2014 | HC/E/HU 1379 | European Court of Human Rights (ECrtHR)
    Cavani v. Hungary (Application No 5493/13)
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    No summary available
    Grounds

    European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

    Order

    ECrtHR - Violation of Article 8 ECHR, award of damages

    Article(s)

    11

    Synopsis

    Two children wrongfully removed at approximately ages 1 and 2 years old – Nationals of Hungary and Italy – Married parents – Father national of Italy – Mother national of Hungary – Shared parental authority – Children lived in Italy until June 2004 – Application for return filed with the Central Authority of Italy on 3 March 2005 – Return ordered before application to ECtHR on 16 January 2013 – Violation of Art. 8 ECHR – EUR 3,000 awarded in damages to father and EUR 3,000 awarded in damages to children – The failure to enforce the return order without any explanation or justification, which prevented the father and children from being reunited or seeing each other occassionaly for over seven years, amounted to a violation of the father's and children's right to family life

  • 1992 | HC/E/IL 214 | ISRAEL | Superior Appellate Court |
    T. v. M., 15 April 1992, transcript (Unofficial Translation), Supreme Court of Israel
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Aims of the Convention - Preamble, Arts 1 and 2 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Procedural Matters | Interpretation of the Convention

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    1 2 5 11 12 13(1)(b)

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed and return ordered; the removal was wrongful and the standard required under Article 13(1)(b) to indicate that the child would face a grave risk of psychological harm had not been met.

  • 1998 | HC/E/CH 432 | SWITZERLAND | Appellate Court |
    Autorité de surveillance des tutelles (child protection agency), decision of 10 March 1998, 115/98
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR | ES
    Grounds

    Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    3 5 11 12 13(1)(b) 16 17 19 26

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed and return refused; the removal was wrongful, but Article 13(1)(b) had been proved to the standard required under the Convention.

  • 1999 | HC/E/CH 445 | SWITZERLAND | First Instance |
    Tribunal civil de l'arrondissement de la Sarine (Civil Court of the Sarine District), decision of 20 December 1999, TR 1999/419
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR | ES
    Grounds

    Rights of Custody - Art. 3 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Procedural Matters

    Order

    Return ordered

    Article(s)

    1 2 3 5 11 12 13(1)(b) 19 26

    Ruling

    Return ordered; the removal was wrongful and none of the exceptions had been proved to the standard required under the Convention.

  • 1995 | HC/E/CA 763 | CANADA | First Instance |
    Morris v. Poole, [1995] 6 W.W.R. 166 (N.W.T.S.C.)
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR | ES
    Grounds

    Removal and Retention - Arts 3 and 12 | Acquiescence - Art. 13(1)(a) | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Return ordered

    Article(s)

    1 2 5 11 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 13(2) 14 15 16 13(3) 29 30

    Ruling

    Return ordered; the retention was wrongful and none of the exceptions had been proved to the standard required under the Convention.

  • 2004 | HC/E/ES 899 | SPAIN | Appellate Court |
    Auto Juzgado de Familia Nº 6 de Zaragoza (España), Expediente Nº 1233/95-B
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR | ES
    Grounds

    Procedural Matters

    Article(s)

    3 11 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 13(2) 13(3)

    Ruling

    Removal wrongful and return ordered. However, the subsequent concealment of the child for eight years made enforcement of the original return order impossible.

  • 2011 | HC/E/UKs 1153 | UNITED KINGDOM - SCOTLAND | First Instance |
    A, Petitioner [2011] CSOH 215
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Consent - Art. 13(1)(a) | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Objections of the Child to a Return - Art. 13(2) | Brussels IIa Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003)

    Order

    Return refused

    Article(s)

    3 4 11 12 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 13(2) 14 16 17 18 19

    Ruling

    Removal wrongful but return refused; Article 13(2) had been proved to the standard required under the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention.

  • 2013 | HC/E/FR 1271 | European Court of Human Rights (ECrtHR) |
    Raw et autres c. France (Requête No 10131/11)
    Languages
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    Grounds

    European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Procedural Matters

    Article(s)

    1 2 3 4 7 10 11 12 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 13(2) 20 13(3)

    Ruling

    By five to two, the ECrtHR held that France had breached Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) owing to its authorities' forbearance of the father's refusal to cooperate in execution of the return judgment. The Court also granted just satisfaction to the mother, her younger son and her daughter under Article 41 of the ECHR.