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Odièvre v France, Judgment on Merits, App No 42326/98, ECHR 2003-III, [2003] ECHR 86, (2004) 38 EHRR 43, (2003) 1 FCR 621, 14 BHRC 526, IHRL 3160 (ECHR 2003), 13th February 2003, European Court of Human Rights [ECHR]; Grand Chamber [ECHR]

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Whether French laws precluding an action establishing maternity being brought if the biological mother had requested confidentiality violated the right to respect for ‘private life’ guaranteed under Article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (‘European Convention on Human Rights’).

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