The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction: Hague Convention On Intl Child

Hardcover | August 15, 1999

byPaul Beaumont, Peter McEleavy

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The Hague Child Abduction Convention has proved to be one of the most widely ratified treaties ever agreed at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. This book provides a much needed systematic analysis of the way in which the Convention has been applied in England and Scotland,with extensive reference to the case law of Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand and the United States. All the key provisions and terms of the Convention are thoroughly explored. The book also provides broader insights into the role of the Hague Conference and the use of habitual residence as acorrecting factor. The aim of the Oxford Monographs in Private International Law series, edited by Peter Carter QC, is to publish works of quality and originality in a number of important areas of private international law. The series in intended for both scholarly and practitioner readers.

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The Hague Child Abduction Convention has proved to be one of the most widely ratified treaties ever agreed at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. This book provides a much needed systematic analysis of the way in which the Convention has been applied in England and Scotland,with extensive reference to the case law of Aus...

Paul Beaumont is Professor of Law and Head of the Department of Public Law in the University of Aberdeen Peter McEleavey is Part time Lecturer in Law at the London School of Economics
Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:August 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198260644

ISBN - 13:9780198260646

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Table of Contents

General Editor's PrefacePrefaceTable of CasesTable of LegislationIntroductionSociological Review and Analysis of International Child AbductionThe Evolution of an International Convention: The Hague ModelAimsRemoval and RetentionRights of CustodyHabitual residenceArticle 13(1)(a): Has the Dispossessed Parent Consented or Subsequently Acquiesced in the Removal or Retention?The Protection of Children where a return may result in Harm: Article 13(1)(b), Undertakings and Article 202: The Right of a Mature Minor to object to a Return: Article 13Article 12(2): The Child is now settled in its New EnvironmentRights of AccessRelationship of the Hague Convention with Other International InstrumentsInterpretationThe Child Abduction Convention in PracticeConclusionsAppendix 1: English and French Text of the ConventionAppendix 2: Table of Ratifications and AccessionsAppendix 3: Hague Convention StatisticsIndex

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`In respect of the Hague Convention the learned authors have provided a valuable contribution to this socially worthwhile goal.'Law Update 2000