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28 JAN 2016

GB v Lithuania (Application No. 36137/13)

GB v Lithuania (Application No. 36137/13)
(European Court of Human Rights, 19 January 2016)

Private law children - Enforcement - Custody order - Whether there had been a violation of Art 8 of the European Convention

The court held by a majority that in proceedings to enforce a custody order there had been no violation of Art 8 of the European Convention.

(Application no. 36137/13)


19 January 2016

This judgment will become final in the circumstances set out in Article 44 § 2 of the Convention. It may be subject to editorial revision.

In the case of




The European Court of Human Rights (Fourth Section), sitting as a Chamber composed of:

András Sajó, President
Boštjan M. Zupančič
Nona Tsotsoria
Krzysztof Wojtyczek
Egidijus Kūris,Iulia Antoanella Motoc
Gabriele Kucsko-Stadlmayer
Fatoş Aracı, Deputy Section Registrar

Having deliberated in private on 15 December 2015
Delivers the following 


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