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Where the other parent does not have guardianship of the child and where there are no court orders prohibiting the removal of the child without the consent of the other parent.
Where no application for guardianship, custody or access has been made to the courts prior to the removal of a child/children from the jurisdiction.
Where the other parent is a guardian of the child
Where the removal of the child affects custody and/or access rights
Where a court order has specifically stated that the consent of the other parent or any other named party is required prior to the child’s removal to another state.
An application may be made to the court to permit the lawful removal of the child.
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