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

This podcast will give an overview of the recent developments in International Child Relocation. It will consider the current approach of this jurisdiction to leave to remove cases and how this compares to other jurisdictions. It will consider pressure for reform of the law and discuss some of the research published on the topic. It will then look at the approach of the courts in recent authorities and the impact of the Washington Declaration on International Family Relocation.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the current approach of the courts in Leave to Remove cases;
  • Be aware of the welfare checklist in s 1(3) Children Act 1989;
  • Be aware of some of the arguments for reform of the law on International Relocation;
  • Be aware of the guidelines set out in the Washington Declaration on International Family Relocation;
  • Understand the impact of the Washington Declaration on domestic law.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Section 1(3) Children Act 1989;
  • 1980 Hague Convention;
  • Poel v Poel [1970] 1 WLR 1469;
  • MH v GP [1995] 2 FLR 106;
  • Payne v Payne [2001] EWCA Civ 166;
  • Re G (leave to Remove) [2008] 1 FLR 1587;
  • R (A Child) [2010] EWCA Civ 1137;
  • Re AR [2010] EWHC 1346 (Fam);
  • Re D (Children) [2010] EWCA Civ 50;
  • Re H (Lawtel 19th May 2010) and Re H (A Child) (2010) 154 (21) S.J.L.B. 29;
  • The Washington Declaration on International Family Relocation.
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In this podcast Brendan Roche a barrister from 7 Bedford Row discusses recent developments in International Child Relocation.

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-02-27

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