BMC v BGC [2020] HKEC 372

INCADAT legal file Hague parental abduction

Habitual Residence – Art. 3 Though a child can acquire ?habitual residence” within a very short time, it is really the quality of the child’s residence which is relevant. In […]

LPQ v LYW [2014] HKCU 2976

INCADAT legal file Hague parental abduction

The case concerned two children, born in 2008 and 2013 to married parents. The mother held a Chinese mainland passport and was working in Japan. The father held a Hong […]

A.C. v. P.C. [2004] HKMP 1238

INCADAT legal file Hague parental abduction

Settlement of the Child – Art. 12(2) It was argued for the mother that the 12 month time limit prescribed in Article 12 should only be regarded as having commenced […]

D. v. G. [2001] 1179 HKCU 1

INCADAT legal file Hague parental abduction

The child, a girl, was aged 8 1/2 at the date of the alleged wrongful removal. Her English father and Swiss mother were divorced. The child had lived initially in […]