International Child Abduction


An update on a paper first delivered to a Family Law Conference in Adelaide in 1994

Updated for the Canadian National Judicial Institute International Judicial Conference on The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction July 2004, La Malbaie, Québec, Canada.

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"The Special Commission recognises that the Convention in general continues to work well in the interests of children and broadly meets the needs for which it was drafted."

Are they kidding themselves?

By the Honourable Justice Kay

A Judge of the Appeal Division

Family Court of Australia


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Children and Children's Rights in the Context of Family Law

LAWASIA Conference Children and the Law: Issues in the Asia Pacific Region, June 21, 2003, BRISBANE, Australia

Author: The Hon. Justice Alastair Nicholson, then Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia Read More ..