Archive for the 'contact orders' Category

Principal Reporter v K and others – WLR Daily

Principal Reporter v K and others [2010] UKSC 56; [2010] WLR (D) 332

“Positive procedural obligations inherent in the right to respect for family life required sufficient safeguards to be put in place so that a parent or other person whose family life with the child was at risk in the proceedings was given a proper opportunity to participate in the decision-making process.”

WLR Daily, 16th December 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

High Court backs boy who rejected father – The Independent

“A schoolboy who was told by a judge that he must live with the father he claimed to hate yesterday succeeded in forcing the High Court to reverse its decision.”

Full story

The Independent, 12th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

In re I (A Child) – WLR Daily

In re I (A Child) [2009] UKSC 10; [2009] WLR (D) 351

“The right of parties in child contact proceedings to opt in to the jurisdiction of an EU country which would not otherwise have jurisdiction to determine the child’s future, contained in art 12.3 of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 on jurisdiction and enforcement in matrimonial and parental responsibility matters (‘Brussels II Revised’), could apply when the child was habitually resident outside the European Union.”

WLR Daily, 3rd December 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Fathers’ rights activist ‘elated’ – BBC News

“A fathers’ rights activist who handcuffed himself to a government minister during an eight-year campaign has won equal access to his daughter.”

Full story

BBC News, 3rd September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

In re B (Minors) (Contact order: Enforcement) – Times Law Reports

In re B (Minors) (Contact order: Enforcement)

Court of Appeal

“Where a local authority was in breach of a contact order, it was enforceable by committal for contempt of court.”

The Times, 19th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

In re B (Minors) (Contact Order: Enforcement) – WLR Daily

In re B (Minors) (Contact Order: Enforcement); [2009] WLR (D) 73

A contact order made under s 34 of the Children Act 1989 in the county court was enforceable by committal for contempt of court, and the court had jurisdiction to attach to a penal notice directed to the local authority in whose care the relevant child was.”

WLR Daily, 2nd March 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

 

 

Children and Adoption Act – more flexible approach to resolving disputes in contact cases – Ministry of Justice

“New provisions in the Children and Adoption Act 2006, which come into force today, provide new ways to help the courts find solutions in contact cases where there is conflict between the parents about whom a child should see and how often.”

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Ministry of Justice, 8th December 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk


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