Inter-Country Abductions and Private International Law

Inter-Country Abductions and Private International Law

Volume 3 Issue 2 ()

This paper discusses the problem of international child abduction by parents, a growing phenomenon owing to several reasons. It discusses the attempts made through the Hague Convention and points out the shortcomings of the Convention in dealing with the problem. It is argued that the ambiguity in and varying interpretations accorded to the treaty provisions, undue delays in enforcement of judgments and the limited acceptance of the Convention largely undermine the effectiveness of the Convention.

Cite as: Abhijit Kumar Pandey & Roshan Santhalia, Inter-Country Abductions and Private International Law, 3 NUJS L. Rev. 229 (2010)