Re W (care orders: jurisdiction)

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. The Family Court declared that the courts in England and Wales did not have jurisdiction to determine the care proceedings issued by the local authority concerning two children, a girl aged two and a boy aged one. On the relevant date, the children had continued to be habitually resident in Poland and the court did not have jurisdiction under arts 12, 13 or 14 of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003.

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