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To learn about the contribution of international instruments to private international law of family law, in particular those developed by the Hague Conference on Private International Law and the European Union. To analyse the Hague Conventions on International Child Abduction (1980), Maintenance (2007) and Intercountry Adoption (1993) and the EU Regulations dealing with child abduction and maintenance. Finally, to consider possible future regulation of international surrogacy arrangements.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
A clear overview of the successful family law conventions made at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. An analysis of the working methods of the Hague Conference in making, reviewing and helping to ensure uniform interpretation of Conventions. An overview of the EU Regulations on private international law of family law and a good understanding of the EU’s role in making, reviewing and helping to ensure uniform interpretation of EU Regulations on private international law of family law. A thorough knowledge of the Hague Conventions on child abduction (1980), intercountry adoption (1993) and maintenance (2007). A thorough knowledge of the Brussels IIbis Regulation as it relates to child abduction and of the EU Maintenance Regulation. A good understanding of private international law relating to surrogacy with an international element.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
First Attempt: 1 three hour written exam (75%); 1 3000 word essay (25%). Re-sit Attempt: 3 hour examination.
There are no assessments for this course.