Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 312 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Peter Gibson, Mance and Hale LJJ

Representation Ayesha Hasan for the father.
  Rohan Auld for the mother.
Judgment Dates: 22 October 2002

Catchwords

Human rights - Right to fair and public hearing - Committal proceedings - Right to legal representation - Equality of arms - Contact order - Contempt of court - Application to lift suspension of committal order - Mother not represented at committal proceedings - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6(3)(c).

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