In the Media

Curfew for mothers in child access rows

PUBLISHED January 18, 2005

Mothers who block their ex-husbands from seeing their children will face night curfews under plans being announced today.

Courts are also to be given tough powers to use community service sentences and other sanctions against parents who fail to obey access orders.
Parents who ignore the courts will be fined for the first time, to reimburse their former partner for any expenses incurred by their refusal to grant access.