Forced marriage law and practice
- Full Title:
- Forced marriage law and practice
- Hitchens, Joshua.
- Other Author:
- Daly, Niamh.
- Statement of Responsibility:
- Joshua Hitchens and Niamh Daly
- 376 p. : ill
- Forced Marriage Law and Practice is a comprehensive and practical treatment of the law and practice in this field, incorporating criminal, family and Court of...
Summary:Forced Marriage Law and Practice is a comprehensive and practical treatment of the law and practice in this field, incorporating criminal, family and Court of Protection elements. It provides an awareness of what remedies may be available, how they may be obtained, and how best to defend an application or prosecution. The book is divided into five parts which look at: - The definition of forced marriage, setting out the law and types of forced marriage in seven sections: prevention; punishment; remedies following a forced marriage; forced marriage and human rights; honour-based forced marriage; forced marriage involving vulnerable individuals and those lacking capacity; and organised exploitation and marriage for immigration purposes. - The law and procedure in the family jurisdiction, including both matrimonial and protective remedies - The procedure and relevant law for bringing and defending forced marriage related prosecutions in the criminal jurisdiction - The law, procedure and relevance of Court of Protection proceedings - Matters of best practice Forced Marriage Law and Practice helps the reader to access the relevant law, and includes summaries of applicable law (both international and domestic), all in one text, facilitating a holistic approach to cases of forced marriage.
- • Part 1: Types and stages of forced marriages • Chapter 1 Introduction • Chapter 2 What is a forced marriage? • Chapter 3 Prevention...
Contents:• Part 1: Types and stages of forced marriages • Chapter 1 Introduction • Chapter 2 What is a forced marriage? • Chapter 3 Prevention • Chapter 4 Punishment • Chapter 5 Remedies following a forced marriage • Chapter 6 Forced Marriage and Human Rights • Chapter 7 Honour-based forced marriage • Chapter 8 Vulnerable individuals and those lacking capacity • Chapter 9 Organised exploitation and marriage for immigration purposes • PART 2: Law and procedure in the family jurisdiction • Chapter 10 Interim Forced Marriage Protection Orders • Chapter 11 With notice Forced Marriage Protection Orders • Chapter 12 Disclosure into related proceedings and evidential difficulties in cases of forced marriage • Chapter 13 Appeals • Chapter 14 Decrees of nullity • Chapter 15 Declarations of non-recognition • Part 3: Criminal law and procedure • Chapter 16 Forced marriage offences • Chapter 17 Human trafficking and modern slavery offences • Chapter 18 Interplay with related proceedings • Chapter 19 Role of law enforcement organisations • Chapter 20 Other offences arising in forced marriage situations 227 • Part 4: Court of Protection law and procedure • Chapter 21 Overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 • Chapter 22 Circumstances in which Court of Protection proceedings may be necessary • Chapter 23 Interplay with related proceedings • Part 5: Best practice • Chapter 24 International cooperation • Chapter 25 Role of organisations • Chapter 26 Possible civil liability arising from failures to protect
- Publisher & Date:
- London : Bloomsbury Professional, 2021.
- Date of Publication:
- Bloomsbury Professional
- GB 123.2
- 9781526515957 (pbk)
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GB 123.2 Hit 2021