Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991

Jurisdiction of the Court for purposes of Part II.

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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.]

Annotations

Amendments:

F8

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).