The Patient was removed to Portugal by Mrs Kirk who refused to signed a written declaration of authority which would allow him to return to the UK. She was sentenced to 6 months in prison. The committal order was quashed in November 2016 and at this latest hearing the order was set aside because it would be futile to continue to subject Ms Kirk to coercive orders designed to obtain the Patient's return to this country.
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