Re HA (A Child) (No2)

Family proceedings – Jurisdiction. The local authority came before the court with a second set of care proceedings in respect of a child H. The first set of proceedings in respect of H had been transferred to Lithuania pursuant to art 15 of Council Regulation (EC) 2201/2003. The Family Division held that it had jurisdiction in respect of the application for the care order made by the local authority and further, the court was not satisfied that the Lithuanian court would be better place to hear the English proceedings.

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