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Age of Majority Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Reduction of age of majority from 21 to 18.

  3. 2.Provisions relating to wills.

  4. S.3 rep. by 1978 NI 15; 1979 NI 8

  5. 4.Consent by persons over 16 to surgical, medical and dental treatment.

  6. 5.Time at which a person attains a particular age.

  7. S.6 repeals 1855 c.43; 1860 c.83; s.6(pt.) of 1875 c.90;...

  8. 7.Persons under full age may be described as minors.

  9. 8.Meaning of “statutory provision” in this Act.

  10. 9.Short title and commencement.

  11. SCHEDULES

      1. Schedule 1—Amendments

    1. SCHEDULE 2

      STATUTORY PROVISIONS UNAFFECTED BY SECTION 1

      1. 1.The Regency Acts 1937 to 1953.

      2. 2.... section 7 of the Parliamentary Elections Act 1695 ....

      3. Para. 3. rep. by 1993 c.50

      4. 4.Section 18 of the Coroners Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 and...

    2. SCHEDULE 3

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.(1) In this Schedule “the commencement date” means the date...

        2. Funds in court

          1. 2.Any order or directions in force immediately before the commencement...

        3. Wardship and custody orders

          1. 3.(1) Any order in force immediately before the commencement date—...

        4. Adoption orders

          1. 4.Section 1 of this Act shall not prevent the making...

        5. Power of trustees to apply income for maintenance of minor

          1. 5.(1) Section 1 of this Act shall not affect section...

        6. Personal representatives' powers during minority of beneficiary

          1. 6.In the case of a beneficiary whose interest arises under...

        7. Accumulation periods

          1. 7.The change, by virtue of section 1 of this Act,...

        8. Limitation of actions

          1. 8.The change, by virtue of section 1 of this Act,...

        9. Statutory provisions incorporated in deeds, wills, etc.

          1. 9.Section 1 of this Act shall not affect the construction...

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