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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Belgium Ex-King may be Fined for DNA Test Refusal

From BBC News:

A Belgian appeals court has ruled that former King Albert II is to be fined €5,000 (£4,370) a day if he refuses to undergo a DNA test.

In February, he refused to undergo such a test in a case aimed at proving he fathered a love child in the 1960s.

A court in Brussels ordered the 84-year-old ex-monarch to provide a saliva sample in three months or risk being presumed to be the father of Delphine Boël, 50.

The ex-king denies the paternity claim.

Read more here.

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Why he is he just not presumed to be the father at this point?

Posted by: Katherine Frye | May 17, 2019 4:16:27 PM

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