Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991

Jurisdiction of the Court for purposes of Part II.


7.(1) For the purposes of this Part and the Hague Convention the Court shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine applications under that Convention.

F8[(2) For the purposes of such applications

(a) references to judicial or administrative authority in the Hague Convention, and

(b) references to competent authorities in a Member State and to court in Article 11 of the Council Regulation,

shall be construed as references to the Court unless the context otherwise requires.]




Substituted (1.03.2005) by European Communities (Judgments in Matrimonial Matters and Matters of Parental Responsibility) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 112 of 2005), s. 8(c).