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International Dimensions in Family Law

ISBN13: 9780719068423
ISBN: 0719068428
Published: September 2005
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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Offers a comprehensive and critical review of the many important international dimensions in English family law Presents detailed analysis of The Hague child abduction convention, the United Nations convention on the rights of the child, The Hague child protection convention and the European convention on contact concerning children.

Offers a refreshing new approach to aspects of private international law such as the recognition of foreign marriages and divorce and the conflicts rules governing financial relief on divorce, matrimonial property and succession Seeks to explain the multi-layered nature and process of family law's internationalisation

Contains a thorough analysis of the wide range of international and European instruments that affect the content and contours of domestic family law

Family Law
PART I: INTRODUCTORY MATTERS; 1. The internationalisation of family law; 2. The nature and import of international instruments concerning family law
PART II: FORMATION AND TERMINATION OF INTERNATIONAL FAMILIES; 3. The recognition of foreign marriages and registered partnerships; 4. The discretionary refusal to recognise foreign marriages; 5. The acquisition and recognition of foreign divorces, annulments and separations; 6. Financial relief, matrimonial property and succession
PART III: CHILDREN IN INTERNATIONAL FAMILIES; 7. Intercountry adoption; 8. International child abduction
PART IV: OTHER CHILD-CENTRED CONVENTIONS; 9. The United Nations convention on the rights of the child; 10. Other international conventions concerning children
PART IV: CONCLUSIONS; 11. Concluding reflections.