Once in a while, you read a case and think “well, I’ve never seen THAT before” and this is one of them.
It is an international family law case, which isn’t really my bag, but basically a family broke up in Poland, mum came to UK with the children, dad applied to Court here to ask for her to be made to return to Poland. There are some specific factors which the Court can apply to say “no, not in this case”
So the argument was whether Article 13 of the Convention applied
The Court is not bound to return of the child if the person, institution or other body which opposes its return establishes that –
b) there is a grave risk that his or her return would expose the child to physical or psychological harm or otherwise place the child in an intolerable situation.’
I’m being coy about…
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