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International Child Abduction

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ISBN13: 9780421489905
ISBN: 0421489901
Published: November 1993
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This is an indispensable handbook of practice and procedure for someone who is asked to advise on or act on behalf of a child who has been taken out of the jurisdiction. It covers the two main conventions, the Hague Convention and the European Convention, intended to regulate procedure for abduction cases.

  • Also examines the procedure for non-convention countries
  • Contains valuable precedent material - affidavits and applications to court; sample letters; telephone numbers of airlines; other central authorities and advisory organisations
  • Cross-references to the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985.

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Initial procedure.
Wrongful removal and retention.
Habitual residence.
Rights of custody and access.
Recovery of child from a non-convention country.
The European convention.
The Children Act 1989.
Precedent material.