Category Archive: Wardship

Dec 14

WALES/ENGLAND – Supreme Court decides that High Court has inherent jurisdiction concerning child who has never lived in England and Wales

Case remitted for urgent consideration as to whether the jurisdiction should be exercised     In In the Matter of A (Children) [2013] UKSC 60, the Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the High Court of England and Wales has jurisdiction to order the ‘return’ to this country of a small child even though he …

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Dec 14

WALES/ENGLAND – Supreme Court to decide on wardship of child who has never been in the jurisdiction

Judgment published   On Monday, 9th September the Supreme Court will give judgment in Re A (Children). The Court of Appeal judgment in the case was reported as ZA & Anor v NA [2012] EWCA Civ 1396. STOP PRESS: The Supreme Court judgment can be read here. An article, explaining and assessing the impact of …

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