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Italy / Regional Administrative Court Lazio / 7094

Repatriation to Romania of a child in the guardian’s care

Deciding Body type:
National Court/Tribunal
Deciding Body:
Regional Administrative Court Lazio
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
01/09/2011

Key facts of the case:

This case is about the appeal by the guardian of an unaccompanied Romanian minor to the Regional Administrative Court of Lazio (TAR), to challenge the decision of a Department of the Ministry of the Interior, to repatriate to Romania a child in the guardian’s care, under the assisted return programme. The child was fostered with a foster home after her mother’s family responsibility had been suspended through order and A guardian had been appointed for the minor after the parental authority of the mother had been suspended.

Results (sanctions) and key consequences or implications of the case:

The appeal was upheld and the return order annulled.