Evaluating the views of abducted children: trends in appellate case-law

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    Abstract

    Analyses case law on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 1980 art.13(2) where a child objects to being returned, with particular reference to the level of the child's maturity and the exercise of the court's discretion not to return the child. Considers whether Regulation 2201/2003 has made it more difficult for the courts to balance the views of the children against the aims of the Hague Convention. © 2011 Sweet & Maxwell
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)230-254
    Number of pages25
    JournalChild and Family Law Quarterly
    Volume20
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Keywords

    • Family law
    • Children
    • Children's rights
    • Discretionary powers
    • International child abduction
    • Maturity
    • Wrongful removal or retention

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