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Hi thank you for your enquiry and patience. If you are flying from anywhere in Scotland yes you would be stopped and you would not be able to leave. I from England or Wales you will be fine as long as you are going for less than 28 days you will be ok. This is assuming you do not have a contact order or child arrangements order in place requiring that you get the other parent's consent when travelling outside the jurisdiction. I hope this helps. All the best.
If you do not have any court order allowing you to take them then you need to seek the other parent's permission. Under the Child Abduction Act 1984, it is a criminal offence for a parent to take a child under the age of 16 out of the UK without the appropriate consent from the other parent who also has parental responsibility. If you go without permission and he finds out and reports you for abduction or if you are stopped randomly at the airport and asked to show evidence of the permission and you do not have it you run the risk of being arrested for abducting your children and end up with a conviction and prison. I hope this helps and all the best.
Hi, thank you for your message. If he does apply for the Prohibited Steps Order and he can convince the Court that it is not in the best interests of your child to leave the country without his consent eg where there is a genuine fear of abduction then yes he may succeed. If he has this then you will not be able to go without his consent. You may physically be able to do it since you will not be tagged and if the boarder staff do not ask you may just depart without questions, however that would be contempt of court and you can end in prison. If you suspect that he will be difficult especially on going broad then perhaps just speak to him and agree to terms of a Specific Issue Order where you can reach an amicable resolution on the issue of travel outside the UK, perhaps by agreeing a specific number of days when you can go with him with asking the father. All the best.
Hi, thank you for your further messages, You do not need to submit a new application if you are happy to challenge the PSO and to propose that a CAO or SIO is agreed to by both parties instead.