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Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts Act 1978

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70Restriction on removal of child from England and Wales

After section 43 of the [1975 c. 72.] Children Act 1975 there shall be inserted the following section—

43ARestriction on removal of child from England and Wales.

(1)Where an authorised court makes—

(a)a custodianship order in respect of a child, or

(b)an interim order under section 34(4) containing provision regarding the legal custody of a child,

the court, on making that order or at any time while that order is in force, may, if an application is made under this section, by order direct that no person shall take the child out of England and Wales while the order made under this section is in force, except with the leave of the court.

(2)An authorised court may by order vary or revoke any order made under this section.

(3)An application for an order under subsection (1), or for the variation or revocation of such an order, may be made by the mother or father of the child or by the custodian..

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