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(p. 369) 15. Protecting Family Life 

(p. 369) 15. Protecting Family Life
(p. 369) 15. Protecting Family Life

Bernadette Rainey

, Elizabeth Wicks

, and Andclare Ovey

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date: 15 June 2021

This chapter examines the protection of family life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, as well as Article 12 and Article 5 of Protocol 7. It discusses the definition of family life, custody, access and care proceedings, adoption, and the right to marry. It also discusses particular issues arising in relation to the family life of non-nationals and prisoners.

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