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Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law$
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Kenneth Norrie

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781845861193

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.001.0001

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April 2000

April 2000

Mothers who Love Women

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(p.23) Commentary No 5: April 2000
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Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law
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Kenneth McK Norrie

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0005

Discusses two cases, one from the European Court of Human Rights and one from the Sheriff Court at Dunfermline. In Da Silva Mout v Portugal the European Court finally accepted that article 14 of the Convention prohibits sexual orientation discrimination: it is “intolerable” to the Convention even although not explicitly mentioned in article 14. In R v F the question was who had title to seek an order over children under section 11 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995.

Keywords:   Sexual orientation discrimination, Title to seek contact order, section 11 orders, No-order principle

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