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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast provides a basic introduction to the Hague Convention of 19th October 1996 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition, enforcement and co-operation in respect of parental responsibility and measures for the protection of children (in force in the UK from 1st November 2012).

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the purpose and scope of the 1996 Convention;
  • Be familiar with the main provisions of the 1996 Convention;
  • Appreciate the interplay between the 1996 Convention and the Hague Convention 1980;
  • Have considered whether the 1996 Convention will have any affect in respect of EU countries;
  • Know the procedure for making an application using the 1996 Convention and know what evidence you will need when making an application.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Procedural
Sources and References:

In this podcast Mandeep Gill from the International Family Law Group provides an introduction to the Hague Convention 1996.

Date Recorded: 26th October 2012

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