Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility

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Article 67 (a)

The names, addresses and means of communication for the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53:

The International Child Abduction and Contact Unit

Victory House

30-34 Kingsway

London WC2B 6EX

Tel.:                 +44 (0) 20 3681 2608

Fax:                 +44 (0) 20 3681 2763

E-Mail:            icacu@offsol.gsi.gov.uk

Article 67 (b)

The languages accepted for communications to central authorities pursuant to Article 57(2): English, French.

Article 67 (c)

The languages accepted for the certificate concerning rights of access and return of the child pursuant to Article 45(2): English, French.

Articles 21 and 29

The applications provided for by Articles 21 and 29 shall be submitted to the following courts:

- in England and Wales, the High Court of Justice – Principal Registry of the Family Division.

Article 33

The appeal provided for by Article 33 shall be lodged with the following courts:

- in England and Wales, the High Court of Justice – Principal Registry of the Family Division;

Article 34

The appeals provided for in Article 34 may be brought only by a single further appeal on a point of law:

- in England and Wales, to the Court of Appeal.

Last update: 18/08/2016

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