*Re ED (A Child) (Jurisdiction: parental responsability)

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. The applicant father sought a parental responsibility order in respect of E. The respondent, E's mother, requested that she take E for a visit to Poland and the district judge ordered that she undertook to return E to the jurisdiction. However, E's mother flew to Poland with E and stated that they would not return. E's father sought an order for E's mother's committal for contempt of court and, further, restoration of his application for contact and parental responsibility orders. The Family Division held that it had jurisdiction to make an order for parental responsibility.

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