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Court of Appeal provides route map for judges to follow when considering whether to make a forced marriage protection order

Re K (Forced Marriage: Passport Order) [2020] EWCA Civ 190

Related Member(s):
Sarah Hannett
Related Practice Area(s):
Human Rights
Court:

The Court of Appeal provided a route map for judges to follow when considering whether to make a forced marriage protection order. The Court held that it had power to make orders in respect of adults who have capacity, including to impose a travel ban or to confiscate a passport. The Court gave guidance on how to accommodate rights under Article 8 of the ECHR, with potential breaches of Article 3.

Sarah Hannett was involved in this case.