Note: The lawyer is not required to assess eligibility under this guideline. Applications are submitted to ATLAS for assessment by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA).
- a has been wrongfully removed to (or kept in) Australia from certain countries to either:
- a has been wrongfully removed from Australia to (or kept in) certain countries, to make an application to the court under the Family Law (Child Abduction Convention) Regulations 1986 for a declaration that that the removal of a from Australia to a Hague Child Abduction Convention country is wrongful within the meaning of the Hague Child Abduction Convention
- the following threshold tests are met:
Costs where an ICL is appointed
Notes on this guideline
Reviewed 19 April 2023