FOI release

FOI release: parent child abduction and custody cases

Parent child abduction and custody cases.


Parent child abduction and custody cases

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FOI 0503-16 releases the number of child abductions and custody cases reported to the FCO in 2014, specifically those in India and Pakistan. It explains that this information was given in FOI 0005-15 and gives a link to where the information is available on The information for 2015 is intended for future publication and withheld under section 22 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Published 22 July 2016