UD v XB (Case C-393/18 PPU) UD v XB (Case C-393/18 PPU) (Court of Justice of the European Union, 17 October 2018)

Jurisdiction – Habitual residence – Art 8, BIIA - Preliminary ruling – Physical presence – Coercion of mother to give birth in Bangladesh. The Court of Justice of the European Union held that a child could not be found to be habitually resident in a Member State in which they had never been to for the purposes of Art 8 of BIIA.

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