Case

BY v District Court in Paphos, Cyprus

10.10.2019

Practice Areas

Extradition

Cases Citation

[2019] EWHC 2637 (Admin)

The Divisional Court (Rafferty LJ and J) found that the father of five children, all of whom have significant medical problems should not face prosecution in Cyprus for a fraud which is said to have taken place in 2016.

Considering Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights the Court found that it was a “highly unusual case concerning the interests of five children with complex personal, emotional, behavioural and psychological needs.” The Court added “it would be difficult to imagine a case involving children who are more vulnerable and needy.”


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