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habitual residence


Definitions of habitual residence

(COPYRIGHT LAW) an established place, especially a country, where a person lives for a long time without being a citizen of that place

A work is a Berne Convention work if one or more of the authors is domiciled, or has his or her habitual residence in, a nation adhering to the Berne Convention.

the place where someone usually lives, especially a child's usual place of residence before being taken to live somewhere else

Under the Hague Convention on Civil Procedure, children are to be returned to the country of habitual residence.