Cross-border public care and adoption proceedings in the European Union

  title={Cross-border public care and adoption proceedings in the European Union},
  author={Ruth A. Lamont and Claire Fenton-Glynn},
  journal={Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law},
  pages={102 - 94}
Abstract The free movement of persons within the EU has meant that children at risk of harm from family members may be living in a Member State of which they are not a national. The child may be made subject to legal measures under the national law of the host State for the protection of their welfare. This article explores the competence of the EU to protect children in these circumstances, and the scope of the Brussels IIa Regulation in governing jurisdiction over child protection proceedings… 

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