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Court name
Supreme Court
Case number
XP 115 of 2019
Counsel for plantiff
Alexia Amesbury

Gn & Anor v Ml & Anor (XP 115 of 2019) [2020] SCSC 159 (26 February 2020);

Media neutral citation
[2020] SCSC 159
Flynote
Headnote and holding:

Joint application by a married couple to jointly adopt a child.  The child to be adopted is not residing in Seychelles as required by Section 34(2) of the Children Act, and therefore, this Court is barred from making the adoption order being sought for because of the lack of jurisdiction.  The application is therefore dismissed.

Coram
Adeline, J