London Borough of Lambeth v JO and others

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. In the context of care proceedings relating to four children. The issue of habitual residence and jurisdiction of the English court arose. The Family Division held that it could not determine Tr's or Ty's habitual residence, nevertheless as both children were present in the jurisdiction and had been since the courts had been seised of the case therefore the court had jurisdiction for public law proceedings under art 13 of Council Regulation 2201/2003.

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