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Custody And Kidnapping Of Children (European Convention)

Volume 979: debated on Wednesday 20 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the Council of Europe convention on the custody and kidnapping of children has been received by Her Majesty's Government; and what consultations on the document are envisaged prior to a decision of ratification.

The text of the European convention on the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to the custody of children and the restoration

As my hon. Friend is no doubt aware, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme does not apply to injuries sustained outside Great Britain, but I am considering alternative arrangements with my noble Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.