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  • 1995 | HC/E/UKe 120 | UNITED KINGDOM - ENGLAND AND WALES | First Instance
    R. v. R. (Residence Order: Child Abduction) [1995] Fam 209, [1995] 3 WLR 425
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR | ES
    Grounds

    Procedural Matters | Interpretation of the Convention

    Article(s)

    3 16 17

    Ruling

    A direction was given that the Spanish Central Authority should be informed of the facts of the case. A further direction was given that the father should be advised of his Convention rights.

  • 2005 | HC/E/TR 742 | European Court of Human Rights (ECrtHR) |
    Eskinazi and Chelouche v. Turkey (Application No 14600/05)
    Languages
    Full text download EN
    Summary available in EN
    Grounds

    European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Procedural Matters

    Article(s)

    9 13(1)(b) 13(2) 14 15 16 20 30

    Ruling

    By a majority the Court declared the application to be inadmissible, on the basis of it being manifestly ill-founded; the Turkish authorities had not disregarded their obligations under Article 6 of the ECHR (right to fair trial) or violated the right to respect for family life guaranteed under Article 8 of the ECHR.

  • 1999 | HC/E/CY 701 | POLAND | Superior Appellate Court |
    Decision of the Supreme Court, 1 December 1999, I CKN 992/99
    Languages
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    Grounds

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

    Article(s)

    3 12 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 13(2) 16 19 20

    Ruling

    Legal challenge upheld and new order issued for the child to be returned; the removal was wrongful and the conditions necessary for the application of Article 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention had not been met.

  • 2005 | HC/E/FR 708 | FRANCE | Superior Appellate Court |
    Cass Civ 1ère, 25 janvier 2005, N° de pourvoi 02-17411
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in FR
    Grounds

    Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Issues Relating to Return

    Article(s)

    13(1)(b) 16

  • 1996 | HC/E/AT 559 | AUSTRIA | Superior Appellate Court |
    4Ob2378/96a, Oberster Gerichtshof
    Languages
    Full text download DE
    Summary available in FR
    Grounds

    Interpretation of the Convention

    Article(s)

    1 16

  • 2002 | HC/E/CA 754 | CANADA | Appellate Court |
    J.E.A. v. C.L.M. (2002), 220 D.L.R. (4th) 577 (N.S.C.A.)
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    Grounds

    Aims of the Convention - Preamble, Arts 1 and 2 | Objections of the Child to a Return - Art. 13(2) | Settlement of the Child - Art. 12(2) | Issues Relating to Return

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    1 12 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 13(2) 16 13(3)

    Ruling

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

  • 2001 | HC/E/CH 785 | SWITZERLAND | Superior Appellate Court |
    5P.477/2000/ZBE/bnm
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR
    Grounds

    Procedural Matters

    Article(s)

    16

    Ruling

    Legal challenge rejected.

  • 2001 | HC/E/CH 786 | SWITZERLAND | Superior Appellate Court |
    5P.454/2000/ZBE/bnm, Bundesgericht, II. Zivilabteilung ((Tribunal Fédéral, 2ème Chambre Civile)
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR
    Grounds

    Procedural Matters

    Order

    Application dismissed

    Article(s)

    16

    Ruling

    Legal challenge dismissed.

  • 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.

  • 2002 | HC/E/FR 512 | FRANCE | Superior Appellate Court |
    Cass Civ 1ère 19 mars 2002, N° de pourvoi 00-17.692
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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Removal and Retention - Arts 3 and 12

    Article(s)

    1 3 12 16 17

    Ruling

    Challenge to legality dismissed; at the time the return application was made the retention of the child was not wrongful.

  • 2010 | HC/E/FR 1036 | FRANCE | Superior Appellate Court
    Cass Civ 1ère 20 janvier 2010, N° de pourvoi 08-18085
    Languages
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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Jurisdiction Issues - Art. 16

    Article(s)

    3 13(1)(b) 16

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed; the arguments put forward by the mother were rejected.

  • 2008 | HC/E/CH 985 | SWITZERLAND | Superior Appellate Court |
    5A.713/2007 Bundesgericht, II. Zivilabteilung, 28/2/2008
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in FR
    Grounds

    Rights of Custody - Art. 3

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    3 14 16 19

  • 2009 | HC/E/CH 1075 | SWITZERLAND | Superior Appellate Court |
    5A_427/2009, IIe cour civile, arrêt du TF du 27 juillet 2009
    Languages
    Full text download FR
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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/UKe 1087 | ESTONIA | Superior Appellate Court |
    Riigikohus - Tsiviilkolleegium, 28 September 2010, Case No 3-2-1-66-10
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN
    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Jurisdiction Issues - Art. 16 | Brussels IIa Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003)

    Article(s)

    16

    Ruling

    Appeal allowed and case remitted to trial court to re-assess the issue of the child's habitual residence and consequently whether the removal was wrongful.

  • 2010 | HC/E/CA 1124 | CANADA | First Instance |
    Ryan v. Ryan
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN | FR
    Grounds

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

    Order

    Return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 4 5 12 13(1)(b) 16 19

    Ruling

    Retention wrongful and return ordered; Article 13(1)(b) had not been proved to the standard required under the Convention.

  • 2010 | HC/E/CZ 1159 | European Court of Human Rights (ECrtHR) |
    Macready c. République tchèque (Requêtes Nos 4824/06 et 15512/07)
    Languages
    Full text download FR
    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.

  • 2013 | HC/E/AR 1305 | ARGENTINA | Superior Appellate Court |
    E.S. s/ Reintegro de hijo
    Languages
    Full text download ES
    Summary available in EN | ES
    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Rights of Custody - Art. 3 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Objections of the Child to a Return - Art. 13(2) | Procedural Matters

    Order

    Appeal allowed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 12 13(1)(b) 14 16 20

    Ruling

    Appeal allowed and return ordered; the removal was wrongful and none of the exceptions had been established.

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

  • 2016 | HC/E/HR 1392 | CROATIA | First Instance
    Municipal Court of Rijeka, No. R1 Ob-336/16 of 27 July 2016
    Languages
    No full text available
    Summary available in EN
    Grounds

    Rights of Custody - Art. 3 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Objections of the Child to a Return - Art. 13(2) | Issues Relating to Return | Procedural Matters

    Order

    Return refused

    Article(s)

    7 12 13(1)(b) 13(2) 16 19

    Synopsis

    1 child wrongfully retained at age 5 – National of Croatia and Germany – Married parents– Father national of Croatia and Germany – Mother national of Croatia – Joint parental responsibility  according to the German Civil Code – Child lived in Germany until December 2015 – Application for return filed with the Central Authority of Croatia on 22 March 2016 – Application for return filed with the courts of Croatia on 30 May 2016 – Return refused – Main issues: Art. 13(1)(b) grave risk exception to return, Objections of the Child to a Return, Procedural matters  – The Court refused the request for return of the child under Art. 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention.

  • 2018 | HC/E/UA 1397 | Superior Appellate Court
    Hague return case from Ukraine to the United Kingdom No 2-4237/12
    Languages
    Full text download
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    Grounds

    Aims of the Convention - Preamble, Arts 1 and 2 | Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Removal and Retention - Arts 3 and 12 | Jurisdiction Issues - Art. 16 | European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

    Order

    Return ordered

    Article(s)

    2 3 5 8 12 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b) 16 19 20 12(1)

    Synopsis

    1 child wrongfully retained at age 6 months - National of United Kingdom and Ukraine - Married parents- Father national of the United Kingdom - Mother national of Ukraine – Applicant father had joint custody with respondent mother under British legislation – Child lived in the United Kingdom until 11 April 2012 -Application for return filed with the courts of Ukraine on 19 December 2012 - Return ordered on 29 August 2018 - Main issues: Articles 5 and 12 of the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention (a parent cannot independently decide to change the child’s place of habitual residence; the place of habitual residence is of major importance to restoring of the status quo for the child; first instance court and appeal court incorrectly interpreted exceptions for non-return of a child as a settlement in new environment, acquiescence in the retention and grave risk to return).