29th March - Law News

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Today's Video Focus: One Nation leader Pauline Hanson is sticking by her senior staffers and blaming the media for the Port Arthur, guns and foreign lobbying scandal engulfing her party. Senator Hanson said both James Ashby and Steve Dickson would retain their positions despite secret recordings that revealed both men wanted millions of dollars in donations from America's National Rifle Association (NRA) and discussed softening One Nation's policies on gun ownership as they tried to secure the funding. The same Al Jazeera investigation obtained footage of Senator Hanson appearing to suggest the Port Arthur massacre was part of a conspiracy.

Focus of the Day Story:
Return to a ‘third state’: S (A Child) (Hague Convention 1980: Return to Third State). Pam Sanghera of Charles Strachan Solicitors represented the appellant mother in the successful appeal of an order requiring the summary return of a child “A” to a state which was not the child’s previous habitual residence, ie to a third state. In this article she explains the reasoning by which the Court of Appeal determined that the order could not stand because it was effectively a relocation order made without undertaking any welfare exercise, which in itself is not within the framework of the 1980 Hague Convention.
Full story - Family Law Week

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