Re X (A Child) (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order) (2018)

[2018] EWCA Civ 1825



Christopher Hames KC
Alistair G Perkins


Court of Appeal

Practice Areas

International Children Law

The court quashed part of a female genital mutilation protection order prohibiting the removal of a two-year-old girl from the UK until she was 16 where there was insufficient evidence for the imposition of an absolute travel ban, and where the judge had failed to give sufficient reasons as to why another less intrusive order would not have sufficiently protected the child from female genital mutilation.

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